Growing up in a rural village in Malawi with a disability was not easy. While the other children ran and played, helped their families with chores, and went to school, Pemphero became an outcast and suffered tremendous loneliness.
What happens when Christians step down off their soapboxes and start to actually practice the love they preach? I suppose there’s more than one answer to that question, and I suppose it depends on what God’s love is calling us to do. But I’d like to share one concrete example of how a ministry’s effort… read more
We had a special guest this morning from a mission in central Haiti. He said that Cross International’s support of HELP, another ministry based in Port-au-Prince, is making a difference in their rural village. HELP (short for Haitian Education & Leadership Program) finds the brightest students in schools around the country who are too poor… read more
On a recent visit to one of our ministry partners in Mozambique, Reencontro, our Africa Projects Officer received a letter of thanks that seemed very fitting to share with you during this Advent season. It’s from 17-year-old Carolina, a girl caring for her siblings after their parents passed away. Carolina’s life was dramatically transformed because… read more