A Mile in Their Shoes

In Uganda, shoes are optional. The weather is warm. They’ve had a long dry spell so it isn’t muddy. And when you can either pay for food or shoes, shoes just aren’t that important. Unfortunately, going without shoes in Uganda also comes with risks, namely in the form of a parasite called “Jiggers.” Jiggers are … More A Mile in Their Shoes

Tough Choices

We’re packing bags in preparation for our departure next week. And in that process, we’re coming face to face with tough choices. Painful choices, even. Because this is a humanitarian trip, we’re allowed two checked bag per person. A total of 600 lbs. Suddenly, how much items weigh has become almost as important as how … More Tough Choices

It’s Messy!

The first ever MAMO Medical Team will be leaving for Uganda in just a matter of days. Which means things are messy right now. The learing curve is very steep, and we’re figuring out what we don’t know…the hard way.  Which is hard. But starting new things is messy. It takes tremendous amounts of work, … More It’s Messy!

Still

Our team leaves for Uganda in fifteen days. And we don’t have all the money we’ve estimated it will cost to provide medical support to upwards of 10,000 children in that eighteen Christian schools in our fledgling network. God has provided to this point in SO many amazing ways, it’s beyond incredible. Just recently, before … More Still

First Time Ever

Medical Assistance & Missional Outreach didn’t exist at this time last year. In fact, it’s been just about a year since a mom of many and former nurse was invited to travel to Uganda as part of a Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) team; an experience that has dynamically impacted many lives and awakened callings … More First Time Ever

Just One More…

As I type this, my dining room table is covered with letters in various stages of completion. They are letters inviting almost everyone I know to help me deliver medical supplies to orphan schools in Uganda. And while the thought of what we’re doing is very exciting, my heart is breaking; the need is so … More Just One More…