An Unsung Hero: Willy Rocha

06. August 2018 Haiti, unsung hero 0
In past blogs, I have focused a lot of attention on mission leaders. But I would be remiss if I didn’t take the time to call out the unsung heroes I meet in my travels – the dedicated servants of Christ who you don’t often hear about, but who are known and loved by all ...

Providing Shelter in His Name

Project: Rainbow Network Housing Location: Nicaragua Rainbow Network is a Nicaragua-based Christian ministry that fights poverty through a holistic approach that includes food, health care, education, microenterprise and housing. Over the years that Cross has worked with Rainbow Network, the ministry has impacted thousands of lives and served as a beacon of light and hope ...

Meeting Medical Needs

Project: Medicine Location: Vietnam Evangelism is a challenge in Vietnam, where the Communist government tightly restricts believers’ freedom to share their faith. But Christians have found a way to reach their neighbors without running afoul of the law. Our partner — the community service arm of the Evangelical Church of Vietnam-South — has partnered with ...

Feeding and Educating Children

Project: MEBSH Location: Haiti In Haiti, extreme poverty leads some parents to make a heartbreaking decision. Unable to feed their own children, they send them away to live with other families as “restaveks” — child domestic servants. Mission Evangelique Baptiste du Sud d’Haiti (MEBSH), a network of Haitian evangelical churches, is combating this terrible practice ...

A Country of Contrast

Nicaragua is a nation of contrasts, fittingly earning its reputation as “the land of fire and water” (a reference to its many volcanoes and lakes).  But contrasts of a more serious kind are also part of the picture. Nicaragua possesses great beauty… as well as great poverty. On a recent trip to visit this complex ...