African widow empowered to dream big for her ten children

For over five years, Susan* and her ten children lived in a camp for Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in the Ituri Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Ethnic conflict had claimed the life of her husband, leaving […]

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Texas churches embrace the opportunity for meaningful connection

In the fall of 2021, a grandmother in Harris County, TX who was providing kinship care for four children passed away due to complications with COVID-19. In the midst of grieving the loss of their caregiver, the oldest child, […]

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Bishop Martin calls on the Church to care for kids and “knock the system out”

In the small rural town of Possum Trot, Texas, you won’t find streetlights, McDonalds, or even a post office. Dirt roads, woods, and small-town living are all the roughly 700 people who live there know about. Head into the […]

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Honoring the life and ministry of Pastor Moise Vaval

We received sad news on Tuesday, January 11. Our good friend, ministry partner, and brother in Christ, Pastor Moise Vaval, died in a car accident in southern Haiti.
We first met Moise through Jimmy Dodd more than 17 years ago. […]

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How One Church Redefined ‘Loving Thy Neighbor’

At a Christmas Eve service in 2020, Pastor Joe got his congregation excited to serve vulnerable children and families in the community through the use a new ministry tool called CarePortal. Since then, small groups at Mosaic Church in […]

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Outstanding Partners Recognized at CarePortal Annual Gathering

Each year, members of our CarePortal staff and community partners come together at the CarePortal Leadership Intensive (CPLI) gathering. Leading up to this meeting, attendees are asked to submit their nominations of individuals, churches, and communities that are going […]

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Haiti Update: The Power of Localism

From Joe Knittig, CEO of The Global Orphan Project:
Hello, family. You know the details about the earthquake and Tropical Storm Grace, and the pre-existing trauma of Haiti that dates back hundreds of years. I will spare us all a […]

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Father’s Family Program Empowers Displaced Families in Africa

In northeastern Congo, there are a number of rebel groups who roam the areas surrounding the town of Bunia. Some are driven by ethnic cleansing while others are driven ideologically by radical Islam/ISIS. Their persistent attacks have caused thousands […]

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Church Provides for Refugee Family After Beirut Explosion

On August 4, 2020 an explosion near the Port of Beirut claimed hundreds of lives, wounded thousands, and left 300,000 people instantly homeless. Naturally, people flocked to the United Nations in Lebanon for help, and that’s exactly where one […]

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Mizzou Football is Impacting Children

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Through our partnership with Angel Armies, and […]

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