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Light shining bright

Jul 23, 2015  |  Trace T.  |  GO Project  |  4 Comments

The Bible speaks of an on-going spiritual battle for truth and life. For those with eyes to see, it’s clear. Darkness and evil today cause real pain. News headlines and cultural trends communicate an active rejection of God and His ways. Yet, the Bible portrays God as sovereign and on offense… Read More


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On the Grid: Understanding the Vision

Jul 22, 2015  |  Ryan H.  |  Care Portal, GO Project, GO Project, US Orphan Care  |  3 Comments

It would be easy to misunderstand The Care Portal in these initial days. Indeed, The Care Portal offers a unique technological platform that streamlines the processing of connecting child welfare workers to the local church, but, at its heart, The Care Portal ministry goes beyond technology.… Read More


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What $200 more means at Torit

Jul 20, 2015  |  Trace T.  |  GO Africa, GO Project, GO Project, Villages  |  4 Comments

GO Family, Below is an e-mail from our GO Africa team outlining another opportunity the Lord has given us to help the Church become family in South Sudan… From: Alison L. Barfoot [mailto:alison.barfoot@gmail.com] Sent: Thursday, July 2, 2015 8:31 AM Dear Trace, I was just… Read More


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Birthdays and Blessings

Jul 20, 2015  |  Trace T.  |  GO DR, GO Project, GO Project, Videos, Villages  |  One Comment

Everybody loves a birthday party - especially your 13th (Welcome to your teenage years!), and if it's your first fiesta de cumpleaños, then it is doubly sweet. Such was the case Monday for Weideland at Casa Amor, our partner in the Dominican Republic (DR). CONANI (DR's Child Protective… Read More


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Surveying the Opportunity: A Pastor's Perspective

Jul 14, 2015  |  Ryan H.  |  Care Portal, GO Project, GO Project, US Orphan Care  |  4 Comments

The basis for disheartenment has had room to flourish in recent days. Whether from the reminders of the brokenness of lives playing out in the most supreme of forums or the constant iterations of disenfranchisement circling through our personal social media feeds, it seems that the well for… Read More


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All for One

Jul 7, 2015  |  Trace T.  |  GO Project, GO Project  |  4 Comments

Serving with our field partners and leaders is precious. I always consider it a privilege to GO on trips and be a part of how God is using them to care for children who need family. After a few days, I get on a plane and come home. They stay in the grind, where dollars, languages, abandoned… Read More


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Sprint: Connecting Commerce and Care

Jul 2, 2015  |  Joe K.  |  GO Fund, GO Haiti, GO Project, The GO Exchange  |  No Comments

Through a lot of hard work and focus, Sprint® – a Kansas City based company – recently excelled in a competition measuring network performance in KC. To celebrate with our city, Sprint launched its #kcproud campaign. Sprint partnered with us at GOEX to provide 40,000 fabulous #kcproud… Read More


The Care Portal Ministry: A User’s Perspective from…

Jul 2, 2015  |  Ryan H.  |  Care Portal, GO Project, US Orphan Care  |  No Comments

Many reality and competitive TV shows are built on the very premise of providing feedback. If you’ve watched any primetime television over the past decade, you’ve witnessed the emergence of the judge as the celebrity. It’s feedback that is the true star of these shows, with honest and… Read More


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Breaking the Slumber: Offering Rest

Jun 25, 2015  |  Ryan H.  |  Care Portal, GO Project, US Orphan Care  |  No Comments

There are a number of non-profit organizations dedicated to the welfare of children. Sleepyhead Beds is one of them. This organization exists to serve the children of the Kansas City metropolitan area and has delivered over 5,000 gently used, sanitized beds since 2010. We celebrate their work… Read More


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Dramatic Contradictions

Jun 23, 2015  |  Trace T.  |  GO Haiti, GO Project, Trips  |  No Comments

by Jim Subers – Shelterwood CEO/Trip Leader Today, we were reminded of the dramatic contradiction that is Haiti. We come to Haiti, in part because we encounter Jesus here in ways we seldom do back home. On the way to church, we drove into one of the most poverty stricken areas of Port au… Read More

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