Kindergarten Education – A Family Affair

Kindergarten Education – A Family Affair

For fourteen years NewLife has offered early childhood education to sixty 5 and 6-year-olds from desperately poor families in a Mus!im village.  Pouring into the lives of these children over the years has given our case workers a warm welcome into the homes of...
Giving Thanks for You!

Giving Thanks for You!

We are grateful for the pause our country takes every November to reflect on the bounty with which we have been blessed.  This causes us to turn to God with thankful hearts acknowledging that everything comes from Him and exists by His power and is intended for His...
Our God Reigns!

Our God Reigns!

School starts in Ethiopia after their New Year celebration in September.  Interested in a bit of trivia?  Ethiopia marks time by the Julian calendar that has 13 months and is 7 years behind our Gregorian calendar.  September 12th is a huge day of celebration in...
Turning Grumpy Into Happy (or at least non-antagonistic)

Turning Grumpy Into Happy (or at least non-antagonistic)

It makes sense that when you do something nice for your grumpy neighbor’s child, the neighbor becomes less grumpy. You might even get a smile or a friendly hello. We have found a similar response is garnered in villages hostile to the Gospel when Christ-followers do...
Loving Children From a ‘Deep Heart’

Loving Children From a ‘Deep Heart’

The 2022-23 school year is finished. American children are in the thick of summer vacation, leaving ABC’s behind for a few months. It is the same for youngsters in a Mus!im village in Ethiopia where we have an early education center for 60 children from the...
Fastening My Seatbelt

Fastening My Seatbelt

by Joy Casey  It is always a push to get packed for a trip to Ethiopia.  The only easy, safe and inexpensive way to bring items to the country is through checked baggage, so long before lift-off our team is prioritizing what items are most needed.  A friend from...