Even when we don’t have a face-to-face relationship with our sponsored children, prayer can be such a tool in building that relationship. So for the next couple of months, let’s pray together, each weekend, for God’s working in these precious children’s lives.Continue Reading ›
El Progreso is the home of a Taekwondo training center that is benefiting more than 250 children through a Complementary Intervention. This extraordinary activity is getting the attention of boys and girls and is a valuable tool that is helping to improve each child’s character.Continue Reading ›
Everyone wants to be trusted for their character and their competence. But in our relationships with each other, we often say or do things that can easily undermine trust.
Yesterday was Father’s Day in the Dominican Republic. It’s no coincidence that the day we handed out uniforms to these young men and boys is a day that represents the absence of a father for many of them.
When we arrived at the batey, we assembled all of the parents for a meeting. The assembly was mostly mothers and the lack of fathers present at the meeting was very noticeable.
Many companies have a dress code for their employees. Compassion does too, but it’s not what you’d typically think of as a dress code.
“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” – Colossians 3:12 (NIV)
And in this light, we commit to you:
- to honor Jesus Christ in all that we do
- to submit to the Word of God
- to NOT compromise the centrality of Christ in our messages and programs
- to treat children and their families with dignity and respect
- to tell the truth and communicate honestly and openly
- to align our thoughts, motivations, attitudes and actions with the ethical principles found in God’s word
Listen to Wess talk about the importance of demonstrating Godly character.