A Cornstalk Church

A Cornstalk Church

by Joy Casey on Dec. 2 How I wish you could have been with us today!  I know when you hear my stories you will understand what I mean, but I have to admit that getting to the church we visited was an ordeal.  Even though we were in a four-wheel-drive, the craters in...
The Plans I Have For You

The Plans I Have For You

by Joy Casey on Dec. 1 “I know the plans I have for you …” I woke up refreshed this morning after an incredibly long day (or was it almost two days?) of travel.  A beautiful, warm day greeted me and my companions as we gathered on the patio of our hotel for...
Bearing Your Gifts To Ethiopia

Bearing Your Gifts To Ethiopia

by Becky Burns Oh. My. Goodness!  Whenever we send out an urgent request for help, as we did at the end of October, you are SO faithful to respond! We recently asked if you would help us fill up some suitcases to bring to Ethiopia and you immediately sent us funds to...
Joyful Christmas Giving

Joyful Christmas Giving

Each year at Christmas time we have the great joy and privilege of passing along your generosity to men, women and children in Ethiopia who are in very desperate circumstances.  It is hard for them to imagine why someone across the world would share their abundance...
All Spiffed Up

All Spiffed Up

Over the summer, classrooms were repaired and painted. The lunchroom was enlarged and now all 60 kindergarten children can eat at the same time. New uniforms were purchased. School supplies provided. Sounds pretty typical for the beginning of an academic school year,...
Giving A Smile

Giving A Smile

Shop for everyone on your gift list this Christmas at smile.amazon.com and Amazon donates to NewLife Ethiopia! If you already use Amazon, there is a super-easy way to make your purchases count!  Just go to smile.amazon.com/ch/81-3431164 and select NewLife Ethiopia as...