Man plans, God laughs

Will I get to take my long-delayed Uganda trip this summer? God only knows, but I am hopeful…

Photo from Raise The Roof Academy website,

This is not the first time I have had an Africa trip postponed due to disease. In fact, it’s the second time in a row….

Let me backtrack a little. Prior to 2002, I’d have told you I was not cut out for foreign mission travel. But in the summer of…



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John I. Carney

John I. Carney


Author of “Dislike: Faith and Dialogue in the Age of Social Media,” available at