WMM Uganda Trip: Let the Conference Begin | Kevin Scott Banks

WMM Uganda Trip: Let the Conference Begin

The first day of the World Music Mission Kampala Conference was a big success. It passed like a blur, but many awesome moments took place, and God was definitely among us!

Things have been going at a fast pace, with lots of students attending and lots of responsibilities for each of our team members. I’ll have to let the pictures do the rest of the talking!

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We started off the conference with a spirited time of worship music. Africans know how to do it right.

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Kurt kicked off the teaching with a class on songwriting, and another on the Biblical Heritage of Musicianship. The students seemed to be locked in, taking notes, and soaking up the teaching.

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When Pastor Brian and Pastor Anthony weren’t teaching, they spent time building relationships and having good conversations with some of the students.

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After lunch, Pastor Brian spoke on the topic of “Passing it On,” encouraging the students to follow a biblical model of discipleship. Brian is a gifted preacher, and has a true heart for the things of God.

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In the afternoon each day, we will be splitting up into “breakout groups,” where students can choose a subject that they want to grow deeper in. We’re offering guitar, vocals, piano and even a photography class taught by yours truly 🙂

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I’m telling you, these birds are MASSIVE!

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Who knew that their Pastor Brian had so many dance moves?!


Not quite sure what was happening with this guy, but the students thought he was hilarious.

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So many wonderful faces in this place.

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After the conference had officially ended for the day, several of the guys who took my photography class stuck around to talk shop. They are a talented bunch of creatives, and are eager to learn more. We asked each other questions, and I found myself being inspired by them too.


Look for an update on day 2 of the conference very soon!

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