A Time To Pray

Set your alarm to pray Luke 10:2 at 10:02 AM every day. In the Gospel of Luke, chapter 10 verse 2, Jesus says, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest to send more workers to the harvest field.” Would you join us in praying this prayer everyday…

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School Shoes

What if these were the shoes your 5th grader had to start school? Yesterday we saw these two slippers outside our classroom. Something didn’t look right. Inside the class was a refugee lady and her daughter visiting with one of our staff. We asked the young girl (5th grader) if she was ready for school…

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The Refugee Process

‎A refugee is “someone who has fled one’s home country and cannot return because of a credible fear of persecution on account of race, religion, political opinion, national origin, or social group.” The U.S. has become home to 3.3 million refugees since 1971. Less than 1% of refugees worldwide are chosen for resettlement to a…

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Sharing Through Stories

Due to limited literacy skills, approximately 80% of the people in our world today learn through orality. Orality refers to reliance upon the spoken, rather than written, word for communication. Often times, those of us in the west, consider stories “childish.” After all, we have college degrees, have read many books, and even exegete God’s…

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Live Strategically

Since 1980, Arizona has resettled 85,000 refugees. A refugee is “someone who has fled one’s home country and cannot return because of a credible fear of persecution on account of race, religion, political opinion, national origin, or social group.” Refugees in the United States have been legally resettled here. They are not undocumented immigrants from…

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Myanmar November 2016

The Burmese of Myanmar, numbering 35 million, are engaged yet unreached and make up three-fifths of the country’s population. Their primary language is Burmese. The primary religion practiced is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism. The income gap in Myanmar is one of the widest in the world. Most of the country’s economy…

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