Hope Amidst Destruction

Our Haiti projects officer, Mike Henry, has been working diligently with other relief agencies over the last two days to bring aid to earthquake victims. Mike visited Leogane today, one of the worst hit areas just outside of Port-au-Prince, and he said almost nothing was left standing.  Though it’s been very difficult the last few ...

The Spiritual Aspect of Aid Work

We recently received a heartwarming story of spiritual transformation from one of our Guatemalan ministry partners, Potter’s House. It served as just another reminder of why at Cross we make it a priority to minister to the poor’s spiritual needs, along with their physical ones. Katerine Estefani Aguilar has been going to school at the ...

New Years Resolutions of the Rich vs. Poor

There’s a unique difference between the prayers and goals of people in developed nations and those born into abject poverty: “I resolve to lose weight” vs. “I am going to trust God for a meal today.” “I resolve to live a healthier lifestyle” vs. “I pray that I might live long enough to raise my ...

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, ...