We moved to Uganda 14 years ago because our heart broke when we saw the dire condition of the people there. Extreme poverty, rampant sinfulness, and the breakdown of the family left children to fend for themselves. No church existed anywhere near our village; Christ...

Here in Kubamitwe in November, the rains are fading and the sun is heating up for our dry season. So while our tropical trees don’t change color in November, the SOS missionary families decorate our homes with festive autumn flora and prepare for our Thanksgiving feast. Every 4th Thursday...

Dear Friends, We have some unexpected sad news to share. Those of you who have visited SOS within the past couple years probably would have met Helen and her two children. Helen grew up in our home, but during a rebellious season, left school and our...

As Bible believing, Christ following believers, we don’t believe in sainthood, as has been taught by those holding to the Catholic faith. We believe that all Christians are made saints upon salvation, not due to their own merit, but as a result of Christ’s merit,...

Yesterday, my 17 year-old son, Ezekiel, said, “As I watch you and Dad adopt again, I’m seeing more similarities between physical adoption and our adoption into God’s family.” He leaned against the kitchen counter as I prepared for dinner and thought out loud, “Out of...

Who is Ella? Ella (formerly known as Rachael Wamanga) came to our home over 3 years ago. Some of you may remember her grandfather, Sam Wamanga. He was the first president of the Baptist Union of Uganda and was persecuted by Idi Amin in the...