I confess I’m woefully slow to give thanks when I learn of a loved one’s cancer diagnosis, when I endure a strained relationship, or when finances seem dire. But isn’t this when gratitude shows itself true?
Love is beautiful and important, but those three little words that warm our hearts can’t immediately erase the effect of in-utero exposure to stress or toxins, abandonment, or years of trauma.
Thanks to your support, these children have a family, a comfortable life in a cozy house, the opportunity to attend church, the opportunity to live and develop normally, and to relax. They have a future.
You not only provided a physical foundation for a home for Kenyan orphans, but also a spiritual foundation of knowing Christ. And that will last for eternity!
Impoverished and separated, Maikal’s parents were unable to provide for their children. So Maikal and his brother were brought to a Boaz-sponsored children’s home. Since then, the parents have gotten back together but have not returned for the boys. While adjusting to...
I’m a big fan of short-term mission trips. In fact, I take multiple trips each year and bring others along with me to meet the children The Boaz Project serves, encourage their caregivers, and discover more of God’s heart for orphans…and the rest of us. I believe that...
Standing behind each child is a caregiver who works tirelessly to make each child is cared for, has food, a safe place to heal and grow, and so much more.
“Blessed is the onewho does not walk in step with theor stand in the way that sinners takeor sit in the company of mockers,but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,and who meditates on his law day and night.That person is like a tree planted by streams ofwhich...
“Don’t get me wrong, there are still moments that hold hard emotions and big questions to process through. The children’s lives are not perfect and trauma still exists. I do often joke that I will stay in the country we are visiting, but it’s because I see the love in these places. I see the healing that has taken place and continues to take place. I see God moving mightily. And I want to stay because it’s me that needs to have more of what they have. More community, more generosity, more love.”
Do you have a Ganges in your life? Something you’ve placed a lot of faith in, but actually is toxic filth? Do you have a Bethesda in your life? Something that makes a lot of promises it just can’t keep?