Humbled in Haiti

A small group of staff members just returned from Haiti. They were so moved by their experience, they had a hard time holding it together as they spoke to the rest of us about it. Their trip took them through Gonaives where Cross flew in food and supplies last year when roads were wiped out ...

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 ...

Charity: A Christian Innovation

Did you know that Christians invented charity? Well, not exactly; but Christians were the first to popularize the idea that we should love the poor and powerless, regardless of whether they deserve it and regardless of whether it benefits us to do so. That’s according to David Bentley Hart in his new book, Atheist Delusions: ...

Fishing for Charity!

There must be something special about fishing. Jesus’ first disciples were fishermen, the oldest Christian symbol is a fish, and now some enthusiastic supporters of Cross International are using their favorite hobby (you guessed it – fishing!) to raise awareness of our work for the poor. 11-year-old Blaise Coghlan and his brother Ryan are two ...

Chikankata Clean Water Project – Zambia

04. September 2009 Africa, Water 0
Anthony Watson and Gift Munkombwe from the Chikankata Clean Water Project took some time to thank our Cross donors for their support. Cross helps to provide wells, latrines, rubbish pits, and hygienic dish racks, plus health education, for impoverished rural communities in Zambia. Check out this new video report from Anthony and Gift on the ...

Meet John M Ng’andu

Bishop John M Ng’andu of the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia has seen firsthand the devastating consequences of HIV/AIDS for children in Africa. He recently sent his sincere thanks to Cross International and our benefactors for supporting orphaned and vulnerable children in his Grace Ministries program. Click on the video below to see what he had ...

Church Based Medical Care

What was the attitude of the earliest Christians toward the sick and poor? Some people may be surprised by the findings in a new book by Oregon State University history professor Gary Ferngren. But what he discovered doesn’t surprise us at all. Contrary to popular belief, ancient Christians didn’t just assume that everyone with a ...