The other heroes in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is in the news more than ever these days; and those of us here at Cross can’t help but think of the medical folks there whose efforts we support. Talented doctors, nurses, and medical personnel are there giving outstanding health care to citizens in Kabul—one of the most dangerous places on the planet right ...

A new home for family of AIDS orphans

Sub-Saharan Africa is more heavily affected by HIV and AIDS than any other region of the world. The reality of this statement hit our Africa project officer, Jim Kline, during his recent trip to visit the projects we support there. He described it this way: “The extent of the AIDS pandemic in Africa is kind ...

Urgent needs met with God’s help

Last year charitable giving in the U.S. declined $6.42 billion — the largest drop recorded since Giving USA starting keeping track of America’s donations in 1987. Since the focus of our ministry is to meet the most urgent needs of the poor, we often add extra expenses to our budget mid-year — such as the ...

Field Report: Interview with a restavek

During a recent trip to Haiti, our international projects director, Michael Wilson, interviewed several restaveks who attend a basic literacy program we support at 19 schools throughout the country. If you aren’t familiar with the term “restavek,” you can read more here, but it’s basically a Haitian social system in which poor children are sent ...

Cross on Hugh Hewitt Show today

Please keep Tom Lewis, from our radio team, in your prayers today. He will be representing our ministry on the Hugh Hewitt Show tonight. The renowned conservative radio talk show host and author, Hugh Hewitt, invited us on his show to help us raise money for African AIDS orphans. His show is nationally syndicated on ...

Hunger: the top risk to health worldwide

One out of every seven people on the planet does not get enough food to be healthy and lead an active life. That’s a staggering statistic from the United Nation’s World Food Programme, which recently released a nifty map that charts the depth of hunger around the world. There are more than 1 billion undernourished ...