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CCTI goes to Haiti – 2011

Haiti 2011 Trauma Recovery Workshop – Healing the Hearts of Adults and Children [AFG_gallery id=’3′]

Call to Prayer; The First Week of Every Month

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” (Matthew 19:14) Imagine the response of the disciples when they heard Jesus say these words.  Jesus was an important man, and He didn’t have time to pray or talk with children! … Read more

Praying for the Girl Child

A CCTI prayer initiative for prayer for the girl child in crisis around the world.  Who Is She?  The term “girl child” describes a female child up to the age of 18. Usually the term carries with it negative images of discrimination and abusive treatment that are often prevalent in many developing countries. If they are allowed … Read more

The Heart of Adoption

By Richard  D. Phillips:  In adoption, God gives himself to us: He opens our access to Him and provides all that we need, even when what we need is discipline. God does this for the unlovely—those who were dead in sin and trespasses, who were in bondage to the ways of Satan and the world … Read more

The Small Soldiers of Sierra Leone

By Heleen van den Brink: “During the war, I was only a small boy. One time we were running. Then we met rebels. They captured us. They made us stand in lines. Then they shaved our heads and started giving us cocaine. They cut us above our eyes and put the cocaine in the wound. … Read more

Youth and Teens In Prison

By Kathie FitzPatrick— Director of Young Lions Youth Ministry Program There is a dark region in the soul of almost every community in America…that dark, mysterious building with bundles of razor wire at the top of the fence, and electric doors that open and close as police quietly come and go depositing children almost every … Read more

Tears on the Inside

By Virginia “Jenny” Woods:  Robert Mwanza lives in sub-Saharan Africa.  He is too young to have ever heard of HIV/AIDS, but he knows the deadly plague more intimately than most of us.  Robert’s father died just before Christmas.  His mother died last week.  In his community Robert’s tragic situation is not unusual.  There are more … Read more

The Power of Forgiveness

By Marissa Phelps: I still remember the fresh and invigorating atmosphere that surrounded us that night.  It was truly a beautiful evening in Saposoa, Peru, a small town located in the jungle. I was part of a ministry team from the USA and that night we happened to be showing the Jesus film in the … Read more

Thandi’s Loss: One Child Among Millions

By Davison Zhou:  Thandi is a tall gorgeous young girl with a dark glittering complexion. Her eyes are dark brown and perfectly fitted her slim face. If you look through her eyes, you can actually see her soul which testifies to the saying that the eye is the window of the soul. Thandi’s parents passed … Read more

“Beauty for Ashes” The Girl Child: The Role of Advocacy

By Heidi Herrman:  Walter Brueggeman offers a beautiful vision in his book Prophetic Imagination that  “we must work to let people see their own history in the light of God’s freedom and his will for justice,”  and that “suffering made audible and visible produces hope, articulated grief is the gate of newness, and the history … Read more

Fulfilling His Vision | Street Children

By Denise McCarthy:  We all want the best for the “little ones” all around the world.  The Lord commands us to take care of them. AND IF ANYONE GIVES EVEN A CUP OF COLD WATER TO ONE OF THESE LITTLE ONES BECAUSE HE IS MY DISCIPLE I TELL YOU THE TRUTH, HE WILL CERTAINLY NOT … Read more

Children and Prayer

  By Irma Chon:  My journey began as God began to reveal to me His compassion for lost children around the world – those who did not know their Abba Father, those suffering from poverty and war, those who are abused, and those who are used as child laborers.  My heart began to be broken … Read more

A Girl Soldier’s Story

By Divine Inheritance.org:  A counselor from our DI Australia team was able to interview a few girls in Southeast Asia that had escaped from the army. Here is one of the stories she recorded: “Please excuse my tears…they must fall because there are many things I cannot say. My tears must speak for me. My … Read more

The Faith to Finish Well

By Rosemary Sabatino:  When the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth? Luke 18:8b Don’t start anything you can’t finish and always finish what you start.  These words from my mother come to mind so often.  They’re good advice for temporal tasks but, when it comes to doing and finishing the … Read more

Co-Mission for Children at Risk makes an exciting announcement!

We are excited to announce the official launch of www.orphancareresources.org! At the CoMission, it has always been our goal to provide you with the most up-to-date resources and events to equip you as you serve the fatherless. Now we are launching a global resource site to be your place to share and find the adoption … Read more

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