We’re not in Kentucky anymore

Travel Day Two.  Dubai.  After spending 3 weeks researching and writing about Wesleyan history theology at Asbury Theological Seminary, we took off for another three weeks on the road–in Uganda.  First stop: Dubai.  After tearing across the world’s most opulent airport, I found myself thinking: “We’re not in Kentucky anymore.”  Kampala.  After a 14 hour flight from D.C., we arrived this morning in Dubai in transit to Kampala. After only one hour to change planes, we

Uganda Mission Begins

Travel Day One.  Washington/Dulles International to Dubai Airport.   Rebecca and I leave today to join and lead a team of ten “shalomers” (five Ugandans, four Americans, and one Malawian) on a 21-day mission in Uganda to raise hope and deepen community development projects in Jinja, Mbale and Hoima areas. Every year since 2005 I’ve organized and led a service trip and mission to Malawi or Uganda, either for CitiHope International or WorldHope Corps. This year’s international