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A Cry that Demands a Response

Throughout the world millions of children are orphaned through war, AIDS, and extreme poverty. Every seven seconds a child dies from a preventable disease. Drug addiction runs rampant. Children are sold into prostitution or forced to become child soldiers. They’re lost and they have no place to live. These children have no hope. And these are the ones that are …

Living Among World Changers

(Story from Juliet, DTS student) From the outside you would never guess that the two-story brown house on the busy road is home to eleven children and two selfless Philippino parents who have given them all a chance. A chance at education and a chance for change. In this home in Mae Sai, Thailand you will find the most radical world changers. These …

Love the “Monster” too

story from Daniel (DTS student) The sun had set hours ago, the street brightened by neon lights promising Girls, Girls, Girls. The couple, if you could call them that, caught my eye when they walked past my window at the coffee shop. He, an older gentleman, clearly foreign, put his arm around her shoulder. She, a much younger Thai woman, pushed his arm away …

Meet the Unreached People Group Who Captured My Heart

These are the Loy people. They are quiet and few. They make me happy. I wish you could meet them. I wish you could see the children running through the green plants and on the dusty path outsides their homes by the mountains, shrieking with delight as we play chase with them. I wish you could see how beautiful the big hills are. And I wish you could see how beautiful the people are who dwell there, too.

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Compassion Asks Us…

photo credit: Jackie Streng “Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish. Compassion challenges us to cry out with those in misery, to mourn with those who are lonely, to weep with those in tears. Compassion requires us to be weak with the weak, vulnerable with the vulnerable, and powerless …