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Orphan Sunday

Published October 29, 2014 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, LSM, News, Uncategorized

This Sunday (November 2) is a globally recognized day for one very special reason: the orphan.

Where it all started:

A local pastor in a poor rural village in Zambia asked his struggling members to joyfully give to care for the orphans in their community. That day, an visiting American watched as those people gave what they could – a little money, a bit of food, even their own shoes. That day not only changed that American’s life, but would transform many more to come.

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Join us this Friday!

Published October 14, 2014 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, LSM, News, Uncategorized

We’ve got a big day on Friday in Central IL and we need you to join us in praying! Our Annual Benefit Auction in IL helps provide necessary funding so we can continue to rescue vulnerable children worldwide.

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What’s on your Bookshelf this Fall?

Published October 3, 2014 – Categories: LSM, News, Uncategorized

I don’t know about you, but this weather makes me want to curl up with a cup of hot cider and a good book. Here’s a few books that I’m excited to read this fall.

 

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First Thoughts in Haiti: A Vision Trip

Published September 25, 2014 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, Family, Haiti, LSM, Uncategorized

This week, we’ve got a group from Holland Heights Church in Michigan visiting our work in Haiti. They’re experiencing many “firsts” and we’re so excited for the impact that it’s having in their hearts. Their church sponsors one of our Home of Hope families – and among learning about Haitian culture and witnessing a much different lifestyle, they’ve also been able to spend time with the family they support.

 

Here’s a few things they’re saying about their experiences so far:

 

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You won’t want to miss this…

Published September 23, 2014 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, Combating Exploitation, LSM, News, Uncategorized

We hope you’ll join us at some of these exciting events this fall to impact the lives of vulnerable children! These are just a few of the things we’ve got planned over the next few months.

 

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A Glimpse at our Staff in Haiti

Published August 26, 2014 – Categories: Business, Caring for Orphans, Haiti, LSM, Uncategorized

We couldn’t say enough good things about the staff we have in Haiti. From our office staff, construction teams and Ranch workers to the counseling and pastoral roles others take on to care for all the needs of our families – there are big, incredibly challenging roles to fill. God has certainly blessed us with passionate, Godly people whose hearts are tuned to the work at hand.

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VBS Day 5 (Sunday)

Published August 18, 2014 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, Family, Haiti, LSM, Uncategorized

Sunday was celebrated at the Cancer Redemption Church with all 16 Homes of Hope and visitors present. What a powerful day. This was the first Sunday that the Cancer Redemption Church held a service. Many of the homes shared songs, the new Pastor gave a moving sermon and we joined together as we thanked God for so much in this place.

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VBS Day 2

Published August 15, 2014 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, Family, Haiti, LSM, News

Part of the week at VBS is split into different speakers that come and share on a variety of different topics. It’s a fun way to communicate some important messages and bring in different, well-known faces. And so as we started the second day of VBS, we launched it with some great breakfast and a talk.

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VBS – Day 1

Published August 14, 2014 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, Family, Haiti, LSM, Uncategorized

There’s nothing like a long wait for something to build anticipation. The kids in the 16 Home of Hope families have been so excited for the games, food, bible contests and time to hang out with friends this week. But even beyond the kids, our staff’s anticipation has been growing the last few weeks and months as well!

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Excitement is Building!

Published August 12, 2014 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, Family, Haiti, LSM, Uncategorized

Our Home of Hope families look forward to VBS all year long. We’ve had a chance to visit some of the families over the last few days and watched the excitement build!

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