Wisely Using Our Resources

As a woman who enjoys a good sale, I’m always trying to get more “bang for my buck” by shopping at stores that offer discounts, deals and promotions. Not only do I want to make my money go farther, but I want to honor God as I manage the resources he has entrusted to me. ...

God Sent You

When 79-year-old Precious lies down at night, he finds momentary relief from the pain that gnaws at his bones by day. After working more than fifty years cutting sugar cane in the Dominican Republic, the Haitian-born immigrant has little to call his own. He had to stop cutting cane five years ago because of his ...

God Bless You

During a recent staff gathering, Jim Cavnar, president of Cross International, gave a retrospective of 2009. We marveled at how God blessed our ministry, especially during these tough economic times. To-date, through the support of compassionate American Christians, Cavnar announced we had shipped $80 million worth of much-needed goods, including food, medicines, and medical supplies, ...

The Most Precious Gift

Every year the U.S. Census Bureau collects data on the nation’s Christmas spending habits. A few of this year’s stats: 16.6 billion Number of cards, letters, and packages the U.S. Postal Service will deliver between Dec. 1 and Christmas this year. $4.3 billion The value of U.S. toy imports from China between January and August ...

The Heavens Declare God’s Glory

How is this for a harmonic convergence of events? The same week that we studied Genesis 1 in our morning devotions here at Cross, NASA released the new Hubble Space Telescope photos to the public. If you haven’t yet seen these breathtaking images, there’s no time like the present! The vivid colors and elegant shapes ...