Inspiration from Nicaragua

24. January 2013 Latin America, Water 0
Talking to the people who do the hands-on work of carrying out a project can be inspiring. Take Alvaro Ubilla, who works for one of our ministry partners in Nicaragua: “I came to work for Amigos for Christ because I loved the ministry. They promoted me to organize the community of Rancho Pando and build ...

Amazing Love

17. January 2013 children, Medical 0
Our friends at Camp Hope Orphanage in Ecuador have been caring for a teenage girl – let’s call her “Maria” – who suffers from cerebral palsy and has the mental capacity of a 3-year-old. Whenever Maria goes to church and the time comes for prayer requests, she always raises her hand and says, “Momma.” Sounds ...

Advancing the Great Commission

15. January 2013 AIDS orphans, children 0
Jennifer Bapp is the administrator assistant at the Ruimveldt Children’s Home and Care Centre (RCHCC), a Guyanese shelter where Cross has been sponsoring the care of HIV/AIDS-infected and affected children. Jennifer tells us: I joined the home in 2005 and I am still here enjoying every minute of my work. I enjoy my job because ...

Thank You!

10. January 2013 Water 0
We just received a message from John Bland, founder of Amigos for Christ, a holistic ministry serving the poorest of the poor in Nicaragua. Through our partnership, Cross International has helped John and the hardworking team at Amigos for Christ with a housing project, as well as an extensive water project that is currently bringing ...

The Gift of Grace

08. January 2013 Africa 0
Working at Cross International, I am blessed to witness imitations of Christ’s love every day, through the care and commitment of our ministry partners overseas, as well as our generous supporters here at home. One example of this Christian compassion is exemplified by our partners, Grace Ministries, in Lusaka, Zambia. Our friends at Grace Ministries, ...

Meet John Waller: Friend of Cross International

03. January 2013 children, Haiti, John Waller 0
Recently, I was able to visit four Cross International sponsored schools in Haiti with contemporary Christian music artist John Waller. John Waller is the voice behind the hit single, “While I’m Waiting”, which was featured in the independent Christian film, Fireproof. And I am excited to report that he will be using upcoming performances from ...

A New Year

01. January 2013 spiritual 0
Happy New Year from Cross International! Most of us are spending today reflecting on 2012—recalling the blessings of last year, while resolving to make 2013 the year to follow through on abandoned resolutions of the past. A fresh start. Isn’t that one of the best things about today’s holiday? A new year gives us an ...

Frank Pastore (1957-2012)

27. December 2012 Prayer, spiritual 0
Please pray for the family of Frank Pastore, Christian radio talk show host and good friend of Cross International, who went to be with the Lord last week after succumbing to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The 55-year-old former major league baseball pitcher loved Cross’ work and played an instrumental role in many fundraising ...

Christmastime is here!

25. December 2012 Advent, Christmas 0
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Or is it? After two months, if not more, of holiday planning, shopping, decorating, baking, etc., Christmas can seem almost anti-climactic – the cool down after the marathon. No more gifts to wrap, no more credit cards to max out, no more grumpy shoppers to wrestle for ...