Reaching Uganda with the Gospel at a time

Matt and Keila Stensaas

...are second generation missionaries who have been serving the Lord in Uganda, Africa since January 1999.  God has blessed them with four children: Marcus, Kendra, Kirsten and Kimberly.  Some of the ministries they have been involved in include: soul-winning, discipleship, church planting, Bible institute teaching, training national pastors, children's Bible clubs, Sign Language, learning the Runyankore and Lhukonzo languages, translation work (Gospel tracts, discipleship material, Bible institute material, the Bible itself), and prison ministry for both prisoners and staff.  They worked in the town of Mbarara for almost 15 years.

     Since October of 2013 they have been working in the town of Kasese which is at the foot of the Rwenzori Mountains also known as the "Mountains of the Moon".  Kasese is located near the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

     In March of 2015, they started the Independent Baptist Church of Kasese and also opened Rwenzori Baptist College.  God has provided them with 3 plots of land in the center of Kasese town.

   Matt finished the final check for the New Testament in Runyankore.  At the same time, he also made a Runyankore New Testament Concordance.  They are thankful to the Lord that He allowed them to reach their goal of completion before the end of 2015.  In April of 2019 there was a dedication service for the Runyankore NT in Mbarara.

     They have also finished the construction of their permanent church building.  The people are so thankful that God has provided a nice place for them to meet.  Please pray for wisdom as to the plans for future buildings - permanent structures for Sunday School, Bible college, dormitories for TBI, etc.

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  • Coronavirus to be contained in Uganda
  • This cycle of Ebola to be stopped (over 2,100 have died)
  • Homeschooling children
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  • Bro Vincent and church in Rubindi
  • Bro Brian and church plant in Karusandara
  • Building the Sunday School/Bible college building
  • Rwenzori Mountain Ministry
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