The Rest of the Story

The Rest of the Story

by Joy Casey  This trip to Africa I have combined international missions work with my church with what I do for NewLife.  With others from my church, I spent a few days in Kenya and just returned to Addis Ababa from visiting a pastor my church supports in the Tigray...
Our Father’s Heart

Our Father’s Heart

Kubsa’s story began with trauma and separation, but he is now enveloped in the loving care of a mom, dad and three big sisters.  His new name is Samuel.  He has a miracle story of how God saw him left outside a church, how he was rescued and placed in safe place, and...
Renewable Mercies – Day Five

Renewable Mercies – Day Five

by Joy Casey The faithful love of the LORD never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is His faithfulness; His mercies begin afresh each morning. Lamentations 3:22, 23 I love the hope this verse gives us … every morning we wake we can be hopeful that God will use us...
Highs and Lows – Day Three

Highs and Lows – Day Three

by Joy Casey  Today was a long day full of challenges, disappointment and joy.  We pulled into the parking lot of our hotel just as the sun set.  Dusty, parched and ready to be done with unbelievable “roads,” my attention is now focused on sharing bits and pieces of...
Children Are a Heritage From the Lord

Children Are a Heritage From the Lord

by Joy Casey  It’s late and I am tired.  The flight from the U.S. had a few hiccups this time around leaving me with four hours of sleep before driving to our orphanage today.  I just took a cool shower.  It was cool partly because I am hot and sticky and need to cool...
Storytime – ll

Storytime – ll

This is the second post of life-changing stories … if you missed the earlier stories, you can read them here. “Do all things in such a way that everyone can see you are honorable.” Romans 12:17 Sometimes God adds to his family one at a time, but occasionally a new...