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Reach, Teach, Teach to Reach

Apr 18, 2014  |  Derek N.  |  GO Project, US Orphan Care  |  No Comments

If you blink, you just might miss it. 4473 Adams Street Kansas City, Kansas. This is the home of Rosedale Community Church. A tiny church with a huge heart and even bigger mission, showing neighborhood kids the love of Jesus. Led by Pastor Allen Elsey, Rosedale comes in contact with nearly… Read More


Bertrand and his bride

Faith in Jesus. Faith in jobs.

Apr 17, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Haiti, GO Project  |  No Comments

Hebrews 11:1 “Faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see” is Bertrand Lozier’s life verse. We first met Bertrand four years ago when he started as a bus driver for GO Haiti. The earthquake had hit Bertand’s family hard. Making hospital visits to see… Read More


Rwere Primary School Student

Kabale Father’s House Children Win Silver and…

Apr 15, 2014  |  GO Project  |  Education, GO Africa, GO Project, Uganda, Villages  |  No Comments

By Alison L. Barfoot (The Rev. Canon Dr.), Executive Director of GO Africa How one scores on the “Primary Leaving Exam” (PLE) at the end of 7th grade in Uganda can determine your whole future. There are not enough places available in secondary schools in the country to accommodate all the… Read More


Love chasing

Apr 13, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Project, Trips  |  No Comments

At GO, we’ve learned true blessings flow both ways. It’s a beautiful truth that was once again demonstrated on a Haiti Vision Trip… “My Dad died nine years ago. I can tell you the day. It is the day of sadness. My Dad was my holder and comforter. After he left, I went to live with my… Read More


Melvin and Keisha Halliburton

A different kind of Halliburton Story

Apr 11, 2014  |  Tate W.  |  adopt|KC, GO Project, US Orphan Care  |  No Comments

A home is needed for four children. The 14 yr. old is teenage girl who is described as being smart, shy when you first meet her, enjoys spending time with friends, and protective of her younger siblings. The 12 yr. old boy is described as being very well behaved, can entertain himself and is very… Read More


My Heart Exposed

Apr 9, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Project, Trips  |  No Comments

God is transforming lives through orphan care. That’s a beautiful fact. Still, at GO Project, we think a fascinating question is, “Who is being transformed more, the children who need family or those who love them?” Is Matt Kouri’s statement that we “need orphan care as much or more than… Read More


Removed - 12 minutes to find out

Apr 4, 2014  |  Trace T.  |  GO Project  |  No Comments

When brokenness rips innocence, few children have the words to describe the hurt, their fear, their pain. But what if they could? What if a child told you what they were feeling when those they needed the most threatened their very existence? What if a wounded little girl shared that her angry… Read More


One of the Father's House girls reading Scripture during Sun worship

What it’s all about: Knowing the love of God our…

Apr 2, 2014  |  GO Project  |  GO Africa, GO Project  |  No Comments

By Alison L. Barfoot (The Rev. Canon Dr.), Executive Director of GO Africa The children of the Kabale Father’s House are regular and active participants in their local church, St. Peter’s Cathedral. On a recent Sunday, we were so proud of them because two of them were invited to read the… Read More


Dora and Gloria

Dora and Gloria

Mar 31, 2014  |  GO Project  |  GO Africa, GO Project, Villages  |  No Comments

By Alison L. Barfoot (The Rev. Canon Dr.), Executive Director of GO Africa in Kampala, Uganda  In the beginning, the Gulu Father’s House was supposed to accommodate 100 children. But, then the government guidelines suggested smaller villages, so the GO Africa team recommended capping the… Read More


Emancipation Proclamations

Mar 28, 2014  |  Derek N.  |  US Orphan Care  |  No Comments

Stories of those who have been emancipated from the Foster Care System seem to reverberate, like the narratives told in this video Life After Foster Care. Abuse, neglect, drugs, and death. These stories are told over and over by the kids that “age out” of state care. Many also echo that it… Read More

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