Lemonade International Blog

Tag: Presence

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“Thank you that we are in the school of the Gospel.”

Celebrating Moms Like Brenda in La Limonada

Sunday is Mother’s Day, and we want to celebrate the moms in La Limonada. These are moms who love and sacrifice for their kids. Moms who give so much out of the little they have. Moms who want a better future for their kids other than the temptations that surround them in their community. Brenda […]

Photo of the Week

Sometimes a hug says it all. (Photo by Silent Images)

Photo of the Week

“I gave her this picture and she said, ‘How beautiful I am!!!!’ This moment is unforgettable.” – Tita Evertsz

Bringing Brokenness to the Feet of Jesus

Today, Tita shares the story of one woman who has been attending a home Bible study. Her name has been changed to protect her privacy. – Sometimes there are people you love with such a strong passion – you know it has come from God. He is asking you to love them, so you think […]

Presence in Pain

Names have been changed to protect the family. The prayer walk comes to a halt. They have reached the place where blood was spilled days before. Life was taken at the hands of frustrated teenagers with guns in their hands and retaliation in their hearts. Prayers spill out as the group cries, “Lord, end this […]

Photo of the Week

Being present with the people of La Limonada is a tangible embodiment of Christ’s love. (Photo by Silent Images)

Being Present in La Limonada

I just returned from 10 days in Guatemala, a time of connecting with staff, building relationships, visiting the community, gathering stories, and hosting a vision trip from our home church in Phoenix. It was a joy to return to the narrow streets again, and to reflect on the experience. There is a grand paradox when […]

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