When we started working in Villa de Dios, Dominican Republic in 2010, Pastor Marino Mendez, whose legal name is Cesar Agustus, explained that the government calls the place Mata Gorda. It is a very poor rural community where most people live in squalor, surrounded by incredibly beautiful vistas. Marino envisioned a beautiful community of homes … More Villa de Dios, the Vision is Becoming Reality…become part of it!!
Maria is such a wise woman, I learned so much from her even though I only briefly met her while visiting in the Dominican Republic this summer. I had heard she had been a victim of a thief who took her medicine, sheets and her propane tank for her stove as she was visiting the … More Sing For Joy
I was recently in the Dominican Republic (DR) as member of the team to take part in summer camp for ASON’s sponsored children and Adonai’s high school graduation. I was very excited to return to the DR where I reunited with my Dominican friends and introduced my husband, Eric, to our sponsored children. We were … More The Power Of Connection
Post author Ellen Abramson Three days from now, God willing, I will be sitting on a plane flying to Accra, Ghana W Africa! For two weeks, we will enjoy the African beauty and the warmth of the Ghanaian culture. One of our projects in Ghana is to buy the very beautiful and durable Bolga baskets … More Women Will Soon Be Dancing!
I go through life as a transient on his way to eternity, made in the image of God but with that image debased, needing to be taught how to meditate, to worship, to think. Donald Coggan Richard Foster’s book The Celebration of Discipline changed my thinking about several things when I was in seminary, mainly … More Thought Of The Day
We recently received this testimony from one of our partners in India. It is about the salvation of a woman named Khushbu in northern India. The photo is Khushbu and her mother. Here is what our partner wrote: “We’re so glad to share an example of the lives being touched and transformed through our ministries. … More Why We Do What We Do