In Everything Give Thanks

22. November 2017 From the Field 0
Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 I think the poor are the most grateful people I’ve ever encountered. Something as simple as a cup of clean drinkable water is celebrated! Poor families understand what it means to rely on God for their ...

World Orphan Day

13. November 2017 From the Field 0
See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! – 1 John 3:1   Throughout the Bible, God makes it clear that orphans hold a special place in His heart, and He commanding His people to protect and care for the outcast and fatherless. In fact, ...

My Visit to the Dump

02. November 2017 From the Field 0
                  On a recent mission trip to Guatemala, I had one of those experiences that hits you in the gut – the kind that’s so shocking it numbs the mind. While visiting Hope of Life in Zacapa, the ministry took us to the village of El Remolino ...

One Small Gesture

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” – John 13:34-35 Solidarity. Obedience. Love. When I was recently asked to describe what guides Cross in a few short ...

Hope in the Bateyes

20. September 2017 From the Field 0
In the Dominican Republic, Cross International partners with Good Samaritan, a ministry providing food and medicine to impoverished families who live on the impoverished sugar cane bateyes (settlements). The director of the ministry, Moises Juan, grew up on the sugar cane bateyes. He lost his mother as a result of poor medical care and nutrition. ...

These Christians never owned a Bible…until now!

In a dusty eastern Zambian village, we were recently treated to the beautiful sound of a young man reading God’s Word in his regional language, Cinyanji. The young man, Edson Tembo, recited Philippians 4:4, “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” He was rejoicing because our local ministry partner, the Kachere ...

Miracles Amidst Disaster

Cross International recently received an update from Catherine, a staff member who lives in Houston. Even in the midst of this heartbreaking disaster, She reported that God is moving among His people and working miracles to accomplish great things. Hello Cross family! I want to give you all an update from Houston. We are safe ...

Relief in a Time of Famine

In Africa, 20 million people in 26 countries are suffering due to severe drought and famine. Many world leaders fear that this will be the worst humanitarian crisis since 1945. To respond to this desperate need, Cross International is working with our church-based partners to provide food, relief and the hope of the Gospel. In ...

Back to School

14. August 2017 From the Field 0
  Children are getting ready to return to school, both here in the United States and in Haiti. Haitian kids begin classes about two weeks later than schoolchildren in America. But no matter where a child goes to school, whether he or she is rich or poor, the excitement over a new school year is ...

These “God Moments” Keep Us Going

19. July 2017 From the Field 0
  Over the last few years, some of our ministry staff have begun gathering to share “God moments” they’ve experienced in the course of their work. These sharing times are opportunities to set aside the stresses of fundraising and reflect on how the lives of staff, donors and beneficiaries have been touched in profound ways. ...