The Actual Best Place On Earth

The Actual Best Place On Earth

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? It’s likely a tough question to answer. I’ve been a lot of places I’d love to revisit. The majestic Alps display the glory of their creator. The untamed African bush inspires awe.…And I’ll never get my fill of...
Celebrating Mothers of Orphans

Celebrating Mothers of Orphans

What a wondrous thought! God comforts us just as a good mother would. Often, when I speak to elementary-aged children about the needs of orphans, the challenge is to help them imagine life without a parent. So I usually begin with the question, “What are some things...
Are You Labeled?

Are You Labeled?

I got my first tattoo recently. Though it’s a topic that’s often debated, for me it was a really pivotal and empowering expression-to literally wear a piece of my heart on my sleeve . . . to make something inward permanently outward. It’s quite vulnerable, really....
How God Changed My Perspective

How God Changed My Perspective

Authored by Courtney Kraus. Courtney is currently funding to come on staff as the director of Kenya ministries I was over the moon at the opportunity to visit Kenya for the first time. It was July of 2019, and I, along with a team of short-termers, was headed to...
Heaven’s Economy

Heaven’s Economy

  How’s your Christmas shopping coming along? It seems like nothing in life is per usual this year, thanks to the global pandemic. Holiday gatherings have been downsized and Christmas programs cancelled. At the same time, many—desperate for a bit of cheer—have...
What We’re Thankful for

What We’re Thankful for

  From the entire Boaz team: Happy Thanksgiving!  Life has been heavy for most of 2020, so I thought it would be fun to focus on some positives. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I asked our team what they’re thankful for this year. Here are the responses: Family...
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...
Time to Celebrate

Time to Celebrate

  Over the last 21 years, God has used your generosity to show Christ’s love to nearly 5,000 orphans. Today, many of those children have become loving mothers and fathers, selfless teachers and government employees, as well as effective pastors and evangelists....
How to Struggle Well – 7 Lessons

How to Struggle Well – 7 Lessons

Suffering. Few of us would welcome it, yet nearly everyone faces it. It’s a topic of theological debate and one of few certainties of earthly life. It’s a common theme of nightly news broadcasts and late-night conversations. Our souls long for freedom from it. Of...