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 ...

Summer Doesn’t Have To Bring Hunger

School’s out for the summer! It makes me think back to my childhood, when I would count down the days until summertime freedom. I loved attending Vacation Bible School, hanging out by the pool and taking family road trips. I always equated summer with fun, family and relaxation.   Only after joining Cross International did ...

Reliving Earthquake Traumas

When the devastating 7.0-magnitute earthquake struck Haiti in 2010, I was in the southern city of Les Cayes visiting a Cross project. There was a slight swaying of buildings and I remember wondering if it was worse elsewhere in the country. I’m a reluctant earthquake veteran – I’ve experienced several major quakes since I was ...

My Day at the 2014 National Prayer Breakfast

14. February 2014 Prayer 0
Last week I attended the National Prayer Breakfast for the first time in about 25 years. What most impressed me was that the speakers emphasized that the NPB was organized by Christians who emphasized the centrality of Jesus. Jesus the Unifier They told stories of how Jesus was the unifier of Muslims and Christians because ...

Christmas Catalog

04. December 2012 Advent 0
How do you use the term “I need”? Around this time of year, you hear those two words a lot. “I need new shoes” “I need a new car” or “I need to eat.”It seems that usually in America we can use the terms “I need” and “I would like to have” interchangeably, without it ...

Black Friday

23. November 2012 Food 0
Black Friday deals appeal to a wide range of people, and what gets you up and out of bed at 4am may completely fail to motivate someone else. Whatever deals entice you to stand in long lines and endure rough crowds; you do it because there is a reward in the end. You’ve fought and ...