Tag Archives: children

Love>Fear in Haiti: Kids, Missions, and FREEDOM

God has been doing a mighty work in Haiti in the past few months through the Maryville Vineyard’s partnership with Josh and Amanda Armstrong of Reach Haiti Ministries. Lives are being restored, children are being saved from abject conditions, people are being brought to Christ, and God’s love is being lavished on the people of […]

The Man Who Walked into the Hornet’s Nest: a story of love found in the most unlikely place

After years of dealing with the old managers, trust me, I’m cynical “Nursing moms and newborns are the people I do battle for. So when I showed up at the apartment Thursday morning, Kelsi and I were pretty upset. There were workers out there getting stuff done, but a note in each resident’s door said […]

Girls Who Risk Their Lives for Education-NY Times

“Almost unnoticed, one of the great civil rights struggles of our times is being fought out in our midst. Across the Indian subcontinent, in Afghanistan and in Africa, supporters of universal girls’ education are being threatened, assaulted, bombed and murdered. Within the past two weeks alone, a 41-year-old teacher was gunned down 200 meters from her all-girls […]

Unlikely Heroes

WWII Couple Saves Children with LOVE>FEAR “A Jewish couple sat in their elegant dining room and charted a daring mission that, nearly 75 years later, sounds like a far-fetched movie plot. Gilbert Kraus was a handsome business lawyer who favored pinstriped suits and wingtip shoes. His beautiful wife, Eleanor, loved to shop for fancy hats […]

Melka’s Story: child bride to advocate for girls [Video]

“We first brought you the story of Melka in Ethiopia last year. Today, we’re excited to present this video depiction of the remarkable young woman’s journey. Melka was 14 years old when, to her surprise, her parents married her off to an older man from another village whom she didn’t even know. When Melka resisted him later that evening, he […]