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Heading to Uganda on Sunday, January 5

Happy New Year, my friend!
One week from today, I will be  in Uganda with my friends and colleagues in ministry, Pastor Baaumu Moses, Br. Julius Kasaija, and Dennis Singini (from Malawi). 
We three (along with a mission group of 7 others from my church and community) will be on a two-week mission to help train over 200 coffee farmers, school teachers, seamstresses, and community workers in Shalom principles of economic community development.


We also will visit Fr. Paul and the St George Hope Health Centre which WorldHope Corps has supported for the past five years. 
Together, we will lend a hand to local projects, conduct two ShalomZone Trainings offer professional consultations, and engage in international friendship and cultural exchange.   We hope to give and to receive in a spirit of mutual ministry and "reverse mission." (Reverse mission, according to Henri Nouwen, happens when we offer the gifts we have to others and find that we ourselves have gained much more than w…