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...
FAMILY – God’s Plan for Children

FAMILY – God’s Plan for Children

by Joy Casey One of my favorite things to do when I am in Ethiopia is visit families who have adopted children from our orphanage.  We have been plugging away at educating and inspiring the Ethiopian Christian community about God’s heart for adoption and the plight of...
Good News Through Hospitality

Good News Through Hospitality

by Joy Casey This week has been long days hosting a retreat for our missionaries and their wives.  Teaching, worshipping and praying together interspersed with times of fun and laughter highlighted our days.  I relished the time I had giving and receiving hugs and...
Friendships Across Cultures

Friendships Across Cultures

by Joy Casey  Yesterday we created an atmosphere where friendship deepened between two cultures that are diametrically different in just about every way imaginable.  There is only one thread that ties us together — Jesus — but His presence in all of our...
Gospel Bracelets

Gospel Bracelets

by Joy Casey  What a day!  Our missionary retreat among the Oromo people group started out wonderfully*.  These men have been living and working under extraordinary pressure.  They are joyful, full of hope and not discouraged despite the upturn in radicalism among...
A New Baby and Frontline Warriors

A New Baby and Frontline Warriors

by Joy Casey  This has been a wonderful, full day.  I spent most of the morning in the orphanage organizing the storeroom and having old and broken items hauled away.  It was ‘spring cleaning’ and felt good!  We have one special needs little boy that will be...