Simple but Powerful Prayer for Children in Extreme Poverty

For many years, I've been involved with various missions helping children in extreme poverty. I've come to appreciate that one of the most powerful ways to help these children, their families, and their communities is through prayer. God is working in their midst, and He already has an amazing plan to bring individual children, families, … Continue reading Simple but Powerful Prayer for Children in Extreme Poverty

A Shoebox of Hope

I remember one Christmas when I was a teenager, I opened a box from my cousin who lived on the other side of the country. She had stuffed it full of goodies - "little things," she called them, but they meant so much to me. She had listened closely, through letters and visits, and knew … Continue reading A Shoebox of Hope

Prayers for Community Organizations: Junior Achievement

How many children in your community know how to balance a checkbook? How many adults do? Financial illiteracy adds challenges to already difficult situations. If someone is struggling with poverty, not only does that person need employment opportunities and training. He or she also needs life skills to sustain that employment and provide for his … Continue reading Prayers for Community Organizations: Junior Achievement