In this chapel message, Mark Yeadon, Senior Vice President of International Program, unpacks the meaning of Christlike love and how we can learn to love the way Jesus commanded.
My head drops and I feel the tears clog my throat. My friends are all around me, buzzing with excitement and comparing letters. The rest of us who didn’t get a letter get quiet and walk away.
Sponsoring change is a declarative act that starts as a whisper and builds into a loud and celebratory shout. It is about investing in the things of heaven – in things like compassion, belief, and “the least of these.”
The world tells us to simply show no fear; pretend it doesn’t exist or exhibit behavior that displays calm or confidence in your abilities. But how far will this mindset take us?
Jimmy Mellado, our President and CEO, shares what we have in common with the Son of God movie project.
What does poverty mean to the poor? What does poverty mean to you? What does poverty mean to God?
In this chapel message, President and CEO Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado explores the four stages of spiritual development through his own walk with Jesus, from his simple faith as a boy through his broken times which have enabled him to reach a point of “just love.”
My trip to meet the children I sponsor actually began in 1955. That was the year my parents-in-law loaded up two toddlers and flew to their new home in Siguatepeque, Honduras.
Child laborers are not simply working an after-school job. They are children who have had their safety, education and childhoods taken from them.
When it comes to Child Sponsorship and letter writing there is a ‘Seen’ and ‘Unseen’ element at work on several levels.
There’s more to our sponsorship than we might imagine – more heart, more inspiration, more grace and more meaning than we give ourselves credit for. There is deep, abiding, eternal meaning to our small decision to sponsor a child.