Nine years ago my family started sponsoring a little girl in Tanzania. We knew she and her mother were living with HIV. We knew they struggled with poverty. What we didn’t know was the depth of love we would come to feel for...

We are so thankful to be a part of the work God is doing in East Africa, and thankful for the beautiful global community that makes it possible. Yes, that means YOU. Together with our East African ministry partners, we are...

Here in Kenya, the Lahash team just wrapped up its 6th East Africa Conference. Together with our partners from across East Africa, we spent the week learning from one another, sharing stories and meals, worshiping together, and celebrating the work...

The Servant Teams program invites young people from all walks of life to answer God’s call into missions and social justice. Yevette Garcia answered that call, and gained new perspective with each step she took. “A Heart-Changing Hike” by Yevette Garcia I knew...

Our amazing global community loves to care for kids in East Africa through advocacy, sponsorship, and meaningful relationships. Have you ever wondered who cares for the children hands-on, day after day? Would it surprise you to know that many of...

Today, I went to church shoeless. Our family attends Imago Dei Community in Portland, Oregon and this Sunday Josh Butler (our Pastor of Local & Global Outreach) was preaching from John 20:19-23. In this passage Jesus appears to his disciples...

This Saturday, my family headed over to the track not far from our house. My kids think it is pretty weird (and maybe a little cool) that I'm spending much of this month without shoes. But today they were ready...