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...
Expanded Family – Expanded Business

Expanded Family – Expanded Business

by Joy Casey  In April I wrote about a unique adoption – a very poor couple adopting an orphan from our orphanage and taking in a little girl from the streets.  If ever you need a heart-warming, God-honoring story read this one. Despite hearts bursting with...
The One Who Respects Women

The One Who Respects Women

by Dinah Monahan Dinah is the founder and director of Psalm 51 ministries and has traveled with Joy many times to Ethiopia.  Her forte is encouraging women coming out of Islam to stand in the freedom God has for them as beloved and cherished daughters of the King. ...
God Rescues the One

God Rescues the One

by Joy Casey I am winding down my time in Ethiopia and have a few hours to myself to ponder all that God has done, is doing and wants to do going forward.  Thoughts are spinning in my head as I recall the individuals God has called out of Is!am and what it has cost...