Hats Off to Kids

Hats Off to Kids

Don’t you just love it when kids get involved?  Their enthusiasm and can-do attitude infects their parents, their church, their community. Calvin, adopted from Ethiopia, heard about the need for formula in House of Joy orphanage, especially preemie formula that is...
Rejoice With Us!

Rejoice With Us!

Two-year-old Yerosan has spent all but the first four months of his life at our Mana Gammachuu (Joyful Place) orphanage.  He was found lying on the ground near a school wrapped in nothing but in a towel and was brought by the local MoWA (Ministry of Women’s Affairs)...
Short But Sweet

Short But Sweet

Girma and Alemitu are a happily married couple who have a dairy farm and small shopping center in Shashemene.  What they didn’t have was a child.  They love the Lord and prayed for a son or daughter to love and raise.  After talking with Eyerusalem, the nurse at our...
He is Above All

He is Above All

When a newborn baby like Naoli comes into our care at the orphanage, it’s not unusual for the child who was abandoned to spend time in the hospital.  Like Naoli was, these babies are generally very weak, malnourished and often born premature.  Naoli weighed about 5...
A Newborn King

A Newborn King

Babies at Christmas time give us a picture of an absolute miracle: God became one of us. Their dependence and fragility remind us of how incredible it is that the King and Creator of all emptied Himself for us, coming in the most humble and vulnerable form imaginable....
God Who Loves

God Who Loves

Your birthmother leaves you on the ground in front of a mosque when you are only a few days old. God sees. You cry loudly in hunger and are found by a man arriving at the mosque.  You are so malnourished that it is uncertain if you will survive.  You come to live at a...