Greetings from Uganda! We are halfway through 2022 and it has been an amazing year so far. It’s amazing to think, but we have been in Africa for a year now! Every morning we wake up, we know that we are exactly where God wants us to be. There is just something amazing about beingContinue reading “Summer 2022”
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We arrived in Uganda October 1st, and hit the ground running. We purchased everything we needed in the house. We even got a dog! Little Wali, a Maltese just like Buddy, our dog we had in the states, he is hilarious and no matter what kind of stress we may experience during transition, he putsContinue reading “Hello Uganda!”
We’re in Africa!
When last we sent out a newsletter, we were getting ready to get on a plane and head to Africa. On July 1st, since Uganda had a major lockdown in place, we left for Tanzania. While in Tanzania, we began learning Swahili, while also learning the Growing Participator Approach for language learning. The method isContinue reading “We’re in Africa!”
WE’RE HEADED TO AFRICA!
The wait is finally over, and now the airplane tickets have been bought. On June 30, we are going to Africa! Thank you all for making this possible. Though, we originally planned to go in February, we have seen God’s hands in the waiting season. It has been in this season that we have feltContinue reading “WE’RE HEADED TO AFRICA!”
BUT FIRST, LET’S LEARN SWAHILI!
Our first task will be to go to Tanzania for a few months to not only learn Swahili, but also to learn the GPA method of language learning. One of Shawn’s roles will then be to help facilitate language learning for every global worker that comes to Uganda. Shawn is so excited about this role.Continue reading “BUT FIRST, LET’S LEARN SWAHILI!”
The Legacy of Dr. Quirky
On January 28, Megan’s father, Chris Thompson went to be with the LORD after a 7 year battle with lung cancer. While only 56, Chris lived an amazing life, serving the LORD, serving his family, and serving this nation in both the Navy and Army. In the midst of his battle with cancer,Chris created aContinue reading “The Legacy of Dr. Quirky”
Reaching the Youth of Uganda in 3D
Over the last several months, God has begun to stir in our hearts a strategy for reaching the youth of Uganda for Jesus Christ. We like to call the 3D plan. The 3D Plan for Youth in Uganda is a three-phase plan, that is both chronological and concurrent. The overarching goal in this 3D planContinue reading “Reaching the Youth of Uganda in 3D”
How do you eat an Elephant? …One Bite at a Time.
Have you ever felt overwhelmed by a task, a goal, or an endeavor? I remember being a soldier, working at the clinic at Fort Lee in Virginia, and as the leaves fell to the ground, dreading what was to come. I knew, every year, that the first week of December, everyone on the post wouldContinue reading “How do you eat an Elephant? …One Bite at a Time.”
We’re Halfway There!
We have finally surpassed the halfway point of our fundraising journey! Though we have enjoyed sharing our calling with churches, friends and family, we are eager to begin the work in which God has called us to. Speaking of calling… In the beginning of our journey in 2017, all we knew was that God wasContinue reading “We’re Halfway There!”
In the beginning
In 1987 my family became the first Assemblies of God missionaries to the small island nation of Equatorial Guinea in Central Africa. In the following 26 years, my parents lead countless people to the Lord, planted over 100 churches, and started the country’s first bible school. In 1987 we began the journey, but the journeyContinue reading “In the beginning”