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June 28, 2016

7 Reasons Why We Focus on Children

We know the effects of poverty, trauma, and violence are the most extreme on children, causing long-term damage to minds, bodies, and hearts. As you read through these seven compelling reasons to prioritize serving the most vulnerable children, ask yourself: “What if there were a Christian present, someone a child could turn to in the […]

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June 25, 2016

Turning the Tide of Injustice

The civil rights movement had some brilliant leaders. In the face of widespread injustice and systemic racism, it may have made sense to focus their efforts on calling for an end to the overall dehumanization of African American citizens. But they didn’t do that. They recognized that “dehumanization” was too abstract of a concept, and […]

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June 24, 2016

Photo of the Week

“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them.” (Matthew 19:14) (Photo by Tita Evertsz)

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June 21, 2016

The Brave Ones

Several years ago, some of the children living in the “15 de Agosto” neighborhood heard rumors about the Mandarina academy in the community next to theirs. They heard it was a place with open doors where children could come to eat and learn. Driven by hunger and desperation, one large family* of siblings and cousins […]

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June 17, 2016

Photo of the Week

We are present in La Limonada because every child deserves an opportunity to dream. Photo by Rebecca Gant

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