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The Church’s Response to My Story of Domestic Abuse – Part 3 of The Series

How would your church rate in response to Domestic Abuse? Please read the following article to see what you and your church can do to be the best advocate for families of Domestic Violence! How My Relationship with The Church for My Domestic Violence Began             My relationship with the church regarding my domestic abuse began … Read more

Practical Tools for Helping Victims of Domestic Violence

Do you have a heart for helping victims of Domestic Abuse but do not know where to start? Read this practical advice from the Founder and Director of Called to Peace Ministries, Joy Forrest, for practical tips! When someone mentions domestic violence, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? For most people, … Read more

First-Hand Observations of There is Hope for Me

Read this personal testimony of how There is Hope for Me effectively helped these four children of Domestic Abuse. I heard over my nine years with CCTI how effective our handbook, There Is Hope for Me, had been for many. We have had many individuals and organizations contact us, asking permission to use and translate this into … Read more

The Increase of Orphans Worldwide: How Will You Respond?

“COVID-19 and its many ripple effects have done great harm to families worldwide. This tragedy brings both an immense challenge and an immense opportunity. The local church in every nation has both the calling and the community capable of making a world of difference — restoring broken families, strengthening struggling families, and welcoming children into … Read more

September 2021 Barnabas Letter

Please CLICK on the image below to read the entire September 2021 Barnabas Newsletter. Thank you for downloading the September 2021 Barnabas! We appreciate your continued support always. *A Ministry of WEC International.

My Journey: Domestic Abuse and Its Effects on My Children (Part 2)

Domestic Abuse doesn’t just impact the person who the abuse is directed towards. If there are children present in the home where the abuse is occurring, then that domestic abuse affects and touches these children personally, as well. Please read below to find out how domestic abuse directly impacted the children in the below personal … Read more

July 2021 Barnabas Letter

Please CLICK on the image below to read the entire July 2021 Barnabas Newsletter. Thank you for downloading the July 2021 Barnabas! We appreciate your continued support always. *A Ministry of WEC International.

My Journey Through Domestic Abuse

I met my husband eleven years ago. I was ready for a fresh new start after coming out of a difficult time in my life. Still, I had no idea that I was about to encounter abuse, which escalated into enduring domestic violence as the years went on.  We met a couple of weeks and … Read more

May 2021 Barnabas Letter

Please CLICK on the image below to read the entire May 2021 Barnabas Newsletter. Thank you for downloading the May 2021 Barnabas! We appreciate your continued support always. *A Ministry of WEC International.

How Did Covid Impact The US Foster Care System

US Foster Care Systems Struggle To Met Needs of Kids Due to COVID-19. What is Easterseals? Easterseals is a program that specializes in therapeutic foster care, which is a Medicaid billable service and requires additional training than your traditional foster care requirements.  The foster kids in this program have been in the foster care system … Read more

What is The Empty Frames Initiative?

May is Foster Care Awareness Month and CCTI is dedicated this month to focus on the needs of Foster Kids. So, read on to find out more now. Who We Are Empty Frames Initiative is a non-profit whose mission is to empower orphaned and vulnerable youth as they transition out of state care. We look … Read more

March 2021 Barnabas Letter

Please CLICK on the image below to read the entire March 2021 Barnabas Newsletter. Thank you for downloading the March 2021 Barnabas! We appreciate your continued support always. *A Ministry of WEC International.

Care for The Caregiver

Caregivers are often some of the most unselfish people globally, constantly looking out for others’ needs before ever considering themselves. However, caregivers have to make sure they put on their masks….no, not the ones we are all having to wear in our world today, but the mask that the airlines provide in the case of … Read more

Caregivers – How Can We Help Them

Do you have friends who are caregivers? Read the attached article to find suggestions for ways to minister to them. If you have other ideas, please share them here as well! We are the Cope family and live in Erie, Colorado, USA.  My name is Ann, my husband is Robb, and we are parents to … Read more

When Harry Became Sally: A Compassionate Response to the Transgender Movement

What Christian worldview do you believe is most under attack today? The rights of our children are at stake! Especially Transgender children. Please take the time to read the following and consider how God wants you to respond. What was once unthinkable has become unquestionable. And so, every Christian must know how to engage this … Read more

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