News: United States

Four Everyday Ways to Help Children in Need United States
Mar 18, 2015 -

Most of us can’t get through a week without doing a few basic chores like taking out the trash and grocery shopping.

Lenten Prayer and Fasting, Week Four: "Prayer and Slowing" United States
Mar 13, 2015 -

Will you pray and fast with us this Lent? Each week, we will be posting a short devotional, prayer requests, and a recipe for a simple dish similar to what our children eat.

Girl Scout Starts a Library in Sierra Leone United States
Mar 12, 2015 -

Seventeen-year-old Martha Rabura of Kingston, Washington, has read more books in her life than probably exist in the entire chiefdom of Upper Banta in Sierra Leone. 

Lenten Prayer and Fasting, Week Three: More Than Chocolate Chip Cookies United States
Mar 6, 2015 -

Will you pray and fast with us this Lent? Each week, we will be posting a short devotional, prayer requests, and a recipe for a simple dish similar to what our children eat.

 
Here's how you can join us: Choose a day to give up a fancy meal and fast by preparing the recipe at the bottom of this page. Spend time that night lifting up the prayer requests for the week. If God leads you to make a gift as well, you can do so here

Lenten Prayer and Fasting, Week Two: Looking Forward to Freedom United States
Feb 27, 2015 -

Will you pray and fast with us this Lent? Each week, we will be posting a short devotional, prayer requests, and a recipe for a simple dish similar to what our children eat.

 
Here's how you can join us: Choose a day to give up a fancy meal and fast by preparing the recipe at the bottom of this page. Spend time that night lifting up the prayer requests for the week. If God leads you to make a gift as well, you can do so here

Six Crafts for Your Sponsored Child United States
Feb 26, 2015 -

Any day now you’ll be receiving an Easter card for your sponsored child in the mail and you might already be wondering how you can make it special. Here are a few homemade gifts you and your family can make to send with your card.

Share YOU with Your Sponsored Child United States
 If you could spend a day with your sponsored child, what would you tell them?
Feb 24, 2015 -

Your sponsored child is curious about you! They want to know everything about you, from what it’s like in your town, to what you do for a living, your favorite hobbies, and the name of your pet fish. 

Lenten Prayer and Fasting, Week One: God is Listening United States
Feb 20, 2015 -

Will you pray and fast with us this Lent? Each week, we will be posting a short devotional, prayer requests, and a recipe for a simple dish similar to what our children eat.

Here's how you can join us: Choose a day to give up a fancy meal and fast by preparing the recipe at the bottom of this page. Spend time that night lifting up the prayer requests for the week. If God leads you to make a gift as well, you can do so here

Six Ways to Prepare for Your Venture Trip United States
Feb 19, 2015 -

So you’ve signed up for a Venture trip this year. Obviously you have a lot of physical preparation to do—fundraising, shopping, collecting resources, and packing. But beneath the physical preparation, you have a much more important job to do mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. 
 

Is it Safe? Your Five Biggest Questions About Your Mission Trip United States
To help you prepare for your mission trip, your Venture Team leader will guide y
Jan 28, 2015 -

So you’re going on a Venture Trip—that’s exciting! As you begin preparing for your trip to Africa or the Caribbean it’s only natural to have some questions and concerns about the country you will be working in.