Blog

May 2022 Barnabas Letter

Please CLICK on the image below to read the entire May 2022 Barnabas Newsletter. Thank you for downloading the May 2022 Barnabas! We appreciate your continued support always. *A Ministry of WEC International.

Stepping Up

May is Foster Care Awareness Month. Maybe you have said, “I am so glad there are people out there who are called to foster care, but that is not me.” Prayerfully consider, as you read this article, what your role may be and how you may be able to “Step Up” to the need! How … Read more

Unaccompanied minors at the border: What’s happening and how you can help

UNACCOMPANIED MINORS NEED SAFE AND LOVING FOSTER HOMES NOW. The need for foster care has greatly increased over the last few years. Please read the attached to learn of ways you can pray and potentially serve children in need. What is going on right now at the border? Fleeing violence and extreme poverty in their … Read more

March 2022 Barnabas Letter

Please CLICK on the image below to read the entire March 2022 Barnabas Newsletter. Thank you for downloading the March 2022 Barnabas! We appreciate your continued support always. *A Ministry of WEC International.

Shelters

What is a shelter? As we consider what children in trafficking situations have to face, let us use this article to see how we might be able to step into prevention instead of restoration for these children. I have been thinking a lot about shelters. What it takes to build them and what it means … Read more

Making Sense of Grace

Victims of sex trafficking often feel undeserving of love, compassion, and grace. Please read the attached to see how vital showing God’s love in this way is to these victims. If you would like to contribute towards CCTI’s work for all children in crisis, please donate here: https://crisiscaretraining.org/donate-now/  Born and raised in a Christian family, I … Read more

January 2022 Barnabas Letter

Refugees face many obstacles in their lives. Are you looking for ways to help? Read this month’s edition of the Barnabas Letter to learn more. Thank you for downloading the January 2022 Barnabas! We appreciate your continued support always. *A Ministry of WEC International.

Becoming a Refugee

Refugees face so many challenges! This article may open your heart and eyes to a new way to pray for them and consider their plight. Where do many new refugees and their children find a home? Greece is the main eastern gate to Europe for refugees. Greece has been a home for tens of thousands of refugees … Read more

Ministering to New Refugees

Have you been looking for ways to help new refugees who are nearby? Please read these practical examples as a place to start. How did we connect with Afghan Refugees? As ministers to our area’s Arabic and Muslim communities, we recently connected with Afghan families who had just moved to Raleigh, NC, a few weeks ago. When … Read more

November 2021 Barnabas Letter

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

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.

Sign up for CCTI Barnabas Newsletter

* = required field