Oh, That’s Bad


When someone in Uganda dies, people say, “Nga Kibi” (Oh, that’s bad!). There is little attempt to dress up the death of a loved one or friend. The first thing to say is, “That’s bad. That’s just terrible.”

Today is one of those days for a friend here in our community. Nga Kibi.

We are sad with Pastor Steven Vang whose wife passed away yesterday. She had a two year battle with illness that ended yesterday peacefully with Steven by her side. Friends Tim Schweikhard and Scott and Shari Norvell and many others from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, were by Steven’s side and praying for them in her last moments in this earth life.

Steven has been a leader in the Hmong community for several years while they have held events and coordinated activities here at Garnett’s event center. Pastor Vang, May God bless you and keep you and make his face to shine upon you and give you peace.