On Belay Ministries blog keeps you up-to-date on all the latest happenings with our friends and family in Uganda. Check in regularly!
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Isaiah 63:7 I will tell of the Lord's unfailing love. I will praise the LORD for all he has done..."
One year ago, in August of 2016, Bryan and Barb Hoffman and Cathi Von went to Uganda to prepare for taking on our 16 Ugandan students. There was a lot to do to prepare for them. We had hired Vincent, who met us...Read Full Post »
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Vincent Kayongo is the manager of our operation in Uganda. It would be impossible to imagine how we could have managed all that has happened this past year without him. He is a gift to our ministry, a very close friend, and a joy to work with.
A year ago we had mentioned him in our On Belay blog. At that time he was just beginning to think a...Read Full Post »
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Several of the students with whom On Belay is partnering have an extended break until their studies ...Read Full Post »
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|Posted by Barb Hoffman on August 4, 2016 at 1:50 PM||comments (0)|
There are lots of houses to rent in Uganda. All kinds of houses. Just not the kind of house that we needed! Fortunately, we serve a great God that can lead a couple Mzungus to find a needle in a haystack. House shopping was a bit daunting, to say the least. But through a series of "coincidences" we found ourselves at just...Read Full Post »
|Posted by On Belay on August 3, 2016 at 3:50 AM||comments (7)|
Barb and Alice
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"Who knows how I feel? I feel so happy to know I am special in someone's heart."
"At first I felt that I was not loved, but now I feel for the first time in my life that I am loved and it feels so good. I am ...
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On Belay Ugandan Team
The Ups Today, we met with our Ugandan team for the first time. We are amazed at the way God has brought us together; godly men and women who love our kids and have unique skills and passions. So many decisions made and situations explained in a cultural context....Read Full Post »
|Posted by Barb Hoffman on July 31, 2016 at 3:45 AM||comments (1)|
We are back in Uganda and we thought we would share with you one of the miracles of On Belay. Often we do not see the tapestry that God is weaving together in our lives. Little did we know 10 years ago when we first met Vincent what an important part he would play in the ministry of On Belay. He is a monument...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Barb Hoffman on July 29, 2016 at 3:10 AM||comments (0)|
Is that a typo? Isn't it "On Belay?" Belay On is the name of our "launch trip" (July 28-Aug.10). Let me explain...when a climber starts to climb, they yell down to the person holding the rope "On belay!" The belayer yells back, "Belay on!" As our young adults move towards independent adulthood, we will be an anchor and support a...Read Full Post »