Clouds on the Horizon

Hurricane season is just getting underway, and new storms are stirring in the Atlantic. Our prayers go out to our ministry partners in Haiti, that there won’t be a repeat of last year’s devastating floods, which destroyed houses and roads, claimed hundreds of lives, and caused a massive humanitarian crisis. Although hurricane season officially started ...

Snatched from dispair

God can take any circumstance, turn it around, and use it for his glory. Just ask Clona, a 19-year-old Haitian girl who experienced a life-altering tragedy at the age of 5 and was rescued by the loving staff of the Togetherness In Christ (T.I.C.) orphanage. As the orphanage director, Gladys Mecklembourg explained to us, “She ...

A rich man’s change of heart

Though we evaluate our work in terms of the benefit to the poor, the fact is that our projects also have an incredible impact on the men and women who have dedicated their lives to charity and self-sacrifice. One person who comes to mind is Bobby Rodrigo. He is a resource general director with Gawad ...

Progress begins with a prayer

Here at Cross, we begin our workdays with an hour of prayer and devotions. The secular world might consider that hour a waste of time and productivity, but we know it is only by God’s grace that we are able to produce anything at all. We would rather be carried on God’s shoulders to the ...

From cancer to cure

Doctors at the government hospital told José Carlos, a 17-year-old from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, that he would lose his leg. The cancerous tumor slowly overtaking it was inoperable, and they’d have to amputate his left leg to save his life. This was the latest in a succession of difficult news José had received over ...

Running the race

Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. These are the familiar words of Paul in his exhortation of the early Church recorded in 1 Corinthians 9:24. They were also recently the center of our ...