Tim Gillen: A Father’s Perspective

I want to share my heart with you. I’ve been meaning to do so since I started this project a few weeks ago. My emotions are heavy though and I’m afraid I won’t be able to convey the truth and depth of them very well. Well in my weakness He is strong, right? (2 Cor 12:7-9) So I’ll… Read More »

Paul Kayonga: Father of 5 boys in Uganda with Duchenne

Josephine Karungi Josephine Karungi , of NTV News Uganda, did a story on Paul Kayonga of Uganda in 2017. The YouTube video and transcript follows. It is quite compelling. Mr. Kayonga has had 5 (FIVE!) boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. It is people like Mr. Kayonga that I want The Everett and Austin Project to help. “…48-year old… Read More »

Letter to USAID

Here is what we wrote to USAID this week. Most of the letter was written by Dr. Teina Daley. Tim put in some edits, formatting, pictures and such. Hi Matt,   The overarching goal of the Everett and Austin Project is to provide sustainable means to fight poverty, and support children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other rare… Read More »

Hike for Duchenne Uganda

We are doing our third Hike for Duchenne on October 30th at 8:00 AM, Uganda time. That is 1:00 AM, New York time. So far we have 3 committed participants: Paul Collins, Josh Kasaija and myself. We will be hiking Mount Karangura Trail in Western Uganda. The screenshot of the description from the All Trails app is below. This… Read More »

Dr. Teina Daley, Occupational Therapist

We now have two board members for our foundation, The Everett and Austin Project! Dr. Teina Daley, Occupational Therapist, and the delightful Ms. Celia Pompey. Dr. Daley and I have been working on getting our foundation incorporated and a registered charity. So we are filling out all of the paperwork.   In one of the description fields on… Read More »

Open Letter to Fellow Servants of Christ

Dear Fellow Servant of Christ, I’m a born-again believer in the Lord Jesus Christ. I got a BA in Bible in 1988 and have served as a missionary for about 10 years now all together. I’m currently living in Peekskill NY and attending Hillsong NYC in Manhattan. I did a write-up of my personal testimony a few years… Read More »

Don’t Waste Pain

My good friend in Uganda, Paul Collins, has written a really nice story about me and The Everett and Austin Project. You can read his story at: http:bit.ly/dontwastepain Paul is an accomplished journalist in Uganda, and I feel very grateful to Paul for his efforts and kind words. I have been so thankful for him to have joined… Read More »

TV Interview with Toni Quest

This TV interview is between the affable Toni Quest and Tim Gillen. Tim is Everett and Austin’s father. Tim explains motivations for The Everett and Austin Project and who we aim to serve and help. We seek to be the visible expression of the love of God to people going through Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in developing countries.

Progress Update 3: A Partner to Go with Me

Last night my friend Sam Paul from India messaged me about the time I was forming a spiritual warfare group to help me pray for this project. Boom! A total message from God. A “God-incidence” if you will. Sam and I have been working together on some business projects for about a year now. Pretty soon after we… Read More »

Funeral Expense Met!

Within minutes of having posted the update about being only $125 short of the $3000, the $125 was donated! In only about 45 minutes! Praise the Lord! I’m so thankful. Wow, this is quite a huge blessing of God’s people in action rallying around me to pick me up. It encourages me even more to continue this charity… Read More »