The Lord’s Hand at Work

05. June 2012 Asia 0
When we received the following letter from our ministry partner in the Philippines, it reminded me of the phrase “God’s hand working in your life.” What does that mean, anyway? For Jose, the author of the following letter, it meant seeing his life be changed dramatically after receiving a new house from our ministry partner ...

A Dream Turned Into Reality

We all have dreams for our lives – things we want to someday accomplish or create. We might dream of having children, building up a business or traveling the world. Dreams are dear to us. They give us hope for our future and goals to work toward. What if your dream was to just have ...

Shipments with Heavenly Value

11. April 2012 children, Haiti 0
As I watched the little girl devour the hot meal in front of her, she heaped big spoonfuls of seasoned rice into her little mouth and chewed joyously. She made almost imperceptible “hmmm” sounds as she ate. It was obviously a very enjoyable meal! Imagine my surprise when I discovered this delicious lunch had arrived ...

Great News in Mozambique

13. March 2012 Africa, children 0
Great news from the field! Reencontro, one of our ministry partners in Mozambique, recently sent us the story of 10-year-old Lidia Parruque. Orphaned by AIDS, Lidia found blessed refuge through Reencontro’s programs. It’s a story I simply must share with you! Lidia’s parents died several years ago, leaving her and her older brother to fend ...

Hope and Healing Doubled

When I saw the “before” photos of Marco Antonio and Marco Tulio, I couldn’t believe my eyes.  I’d seen many cute photos from parents celebrating their twins.  This seemed like a nightmarish mirror image of that happy experience. The twin boys had similar agonized expressions, protruding bones and weak limbs. Their skin was stretched tightly ...

An Offering of Love

A simple plastic bag filled with food. It’s something I take home from the grocery store each week without really thinking about it. While I’m by no means rich and don’t buy extravagant grocery items, I’ve never had to worry about whether I have enough money to buy the food I need. For the deathly ...