Equipping musicians for missionary service
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  • Natalie goes to Durban

    July 07, 2019

    I’ve returned from my first WMM adventure to Durban, South Africa. I was given the opportunity to lead music at SIM’s South Africa conference focusing on rest and renewal. Each and every SIM missionary I met were a gift and blessing, encouraging to m...

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  • Kenya 2019

    July 07, 2019

    Here's a brief video recap of Joal's time in Mombasa, Kenya

    https://youtu.be/fWY8vKTdVHg

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  • ITALY-David Post 3

    May 05, 2018

    I’m finally sitting down to write a post-trip update.  My last update was the night before the last day of the retreat.  On that final day I ended up getting a solid half-day of work in and was well enough rested to give me energy for not only the mo...

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Mission Trips

  • I, IV, V--for the non-musical readers among us, those would be the named numerical identities of the 3 main chords used in a Western Music Major key: the 1 chord (the key you're playing in/ the dominant tonal center) and the 4th and 5th chord of the scale progression. Honestly it's not deep theory, it's not overly complicated; but when it's explained to a young musician and they "get it" it actually is a bit of an "of course!!" kind of moment. But...somebody has to teach it, show it, explain it, play it for that moment to ever arrive. Without the clarity from the theory, the ear will often div...

  • There's something special about these trips. It seems that may faith is strengthened because I get it connect with individuals in East Africa who do not have major connections this worldly system. What do I mean? It's as if the Ugandans spend all there days living in survival mode. This is Round 2 for me and I am very thankful to be back in Uganda. Sunday was absolutely amazing. We had church fellowship at Brian and Edith Ssali's house. The kids at their home almost sung me into heaven. The singing, food and fellowship was absolutely awesome. Kevin, Kurt, Anthony and myself were asked to share...

  • Day 1: Teacher training: Greetings from Kurt from beautiful Kampala Uganda. The music and worship training conference for the public will be held from Wednesday until Saturday, so from now (Sunday) until Tuesday we will be training the teachers from the EA Music Academy who will lead the school into the future.

    The team from the U.S. started the day in our familiar Ugandan home of Batavia hotel, having a coffee. We then traveled to meet one of the leaders of the schools family, Ssali Brian. His family consists of about 15 people, most of which are displaced children from his community. The ch...