Caregiver Spotlight: Morong, No Stranger to Hardship

Caregiver Spotlight: Morong, No Stranger to Hardship

  Morong, one of our Indian house parents, is no stranger to many of the struggles the children in his care have faced in their short lives.  He was born into a very poor family in a remote village in Northeast India. Morong’s family based their livelihood on...
Meet Mari Muthu and Govindraj

Meet Mari Muthu and Govindraj

Mari Muthu and Govindraj were orphaned recently, and due to COVID, no one in the village wanted to take them into their own homes. However, the villagers had compassion on the boys and brought them to one of our Indian partner homes. God has been faithful to provide...
The House Where Christians Live

The House Where Christians Live

“I have introduced these children to the love of Christ, and they have taught me more about my Heavenly Father than I understood before,” said Pastor Christopher of the orphans in his care. When Christopher was still a boy, he knew that God was calling him into...
Meet Our Newest Child

Meet Our Newest Child

We are pleased to introduce Chandu. While Chandu’s father was dying from Tuberculosis, Chandu’s mother had to work. So five-year-old Chandu took care of his father. Once his father passed away, Chandu was locked in the home, alone, while his mother worked her...
Good News, Times Four!

Good News, Times Four!

Just imagine my excitement last Sunday when I woke up to this message from one of our partners in India: “Hi, April! Today, some of our children took baptism. Pray for their growing spiritual lives. Four girls are baptized!” In a  season where it feels like the world...
Meet Pavitra

Meet Pavitra

  Following years of infidelity, Pavithra’s mother left the family to marry another man. After a year or two, her father also remarried. Sadly, as often happens in India, Pavithra’s stepmother was not interested in raising a child who was not hers....
Come, Living Water

Come, Living Water

We’ve come to expect it every time we travel to India. It’s usually on day three, though we’ve heard it as early as day two or as late as day four. At some point in this window, one of our new short-termers will comment on the disparity, the contrasts that compose the...
Why I Keep Going Back

Why I Keep Going Back

“Are you heading back to India anytime soon?” I was asked. “I do, I actually leave tomorrow.” I giggled. These sentences were exchanged with an old friend/coach whom I hadn’t seen in a few years. And as it shows, traveling to India is something that has just become a...
Have You Met Abhi?

Have You Met Abhi?

It was May of 2014 when I was introduced to a humorous, sweet, 13-year-old boy named Abhi. Like most 13 year old boys, Abhi loved playing soccer and games. What caught my attention, though, was that it was not just games he loved. Abhi also loved being meticulous with...