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What $200 more means at Torit

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 [] Sent: Thursday, July 2, 2015 8:31 AM Dear Trace, I was… Read More

Birthdays and Blessings

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… Read More


Rebuild. Renew. Redeem.

A friend and I recently took a drive around urban KC. If you haven't done that in awhile, you might be surprised by the number of boarded up buildings. The buildings will continue to sit and rot, reminders of times past, unless someone comes in to either level them and start… Read More

Lira Update

Daily Faithfulness. Radical Transformation

We went to Lira today to visit our partners and the children in their care at The Father's House. Located in a part of the country terrorized for years by LRA rebels, Lira is a difficult place, so it wasn't a total surprise in 2010 when the ministry had a difficult beginning. I… Read More

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A taste of Victory!

I like soccer. No, I'm not one of those Euro-wannabes who can name all the clubs in the Premier League and calls it futbol, but all three of our girls play. We love taking in a Sporting KC game (shout out to GO Project Hall of Famer/Board Member, Alan Dietrich, and his Sporting… Read More

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How did your Saturday start?

This morning, Peter Maseko walked into a clinic waiting room full of patients who were sick, tired, and needing help. He greeted them with such sincere Godly worship and prayer that, if not for the stethoscope around his neck, his white physician's coat would have more easily… Read More

Fate, Family, Future

What is the fate of a poor, HIV-positive, orphaned child living in AIDS-ravaged, rural Africa? Unfortunately, for many this is not a hypothetical. Their lives here end all too soon, but that is not "Dani's" story. Dani does fit the profile above. His mom and dad were both… Read More

Games at Children Camp

Smiles in Sarampet

Earlier this week, we received the following update about a recent Children's Camp from Mary, GO India’s Executive Director. Dear Brothers, Thanks again for supporting the children to enjoy themselves in a special way. The kids at Father's House Sarampet are highly… Read More

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Leading at Gulu

Update by Gloria Piker, Coordinator of St. Philip's Father's House, Gulu Uganda Recently we held a meeting with the Management Committee where we continued to talk about the vision of the Father’s House. We also planted trees by the vicar around the Father’s… Read More

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Blessings at Gulu

Update by Gloria Piker, Coordinator of St. Philip's Father's House, Gulu Uganda In the last few months the children have participated positively in the church, knowing that it is the church that is supporting them. The things they do include singing, reading the bible, and… Read More