As a Christian who wants to start the New Year with the right foot, you may have made prayer one of your new year’s resolutions. But how to include prayer in our day to day? Here are some ideas.
School’s out for the summer! It makes me think back to my childhood, when I would count down the days until summertime freedom. I loved attending Vacation Bible School, hanging out by the pool and taking family road trips. I always equated summer with fun, family and relaxation. Only after joining Cross International did… read more
We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 As a staff writer with Cross International, one of my most memorable visits came in Guatemala when I visited the women at Casa de Vida, a shelter for… read more
A couple of weeks ago, as I attended my fifth-grade son’s open house, I marveled at how much technology American children have at their disposal. It was the end of the year, and the kids were turning in the laptops their school had provided for homework. Yes, school-provided laptops! I compared this to my experiences… read more
It can take a lot of perseverance to bring about true emotional and spiritual healing, but Case Bernabe is willing to make that sacrifice of time and energy. Our friends at this Christian orphanage and school know that loving the vulnerable means more than just protecting children from external threats. It also means addressing internal… read more