Stories of hope

Thanks-Living

Thanks-Living

Recently, I had a conversation with our indigenous directors about the unique way God wove our four lives together over the past fifteen years. James, Peter, Ezekiel, and I are all around the same age yet we have had very different life experiences growing up in...

How Your Generosity Transforms Sam (and the World!)

How Your Generosity Transforms Sam (and the World!)

Out of millions of vulnerable children, Sam and his brother were found, rescued, and offered life-saving care. With your help, impossible transformation is made possible for little ones — like Sam — growing up in warzones.

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The Edge of Adventure

The Edge of Adventure

The story of pain, compassion, and forgiveness. Today’s edition of The Edge of Adventure podcast takes us to nations of Sudan and South Sudan as we get to know Lift Up the Vulnerable and their efforts to prevent human trafficking and the abuse of the defenseless. Discover what it really means to truly love … to forgive… and to live with purpose….

Behold, I Am Doing Something New

Behold, I Am Doing Something New

During our time, we named the painful places that 2020 brought and dreamed and discerned together about our next steps for deepening LUV’s holistic empowerment model that prevents trafficking and empowers children and women to thrive as change agents in their own lives and communities…

Introducing Robert Riggs — LUV’s New Chief Operations Officer

Introducing Robert Riggs — LUV’s New Chief Operations Officer

I am delighted to share exciting news about Lift Up the Vulnerable's recent expansion and hire of Robert Riggs as our Chief Operations Officer. Rob walked through a long and intentional discernment process with me over the summer and we both kept sensing God's nudge...

Hope and Health for South Sudan — A Q&A with Lift Up the Vulnerable’s CEO

Hope and Health for South Sudan — A Q&A with Lift Up the Vulnerable’s CEO

A few weeks ago, we announced a new and exciting collaborative partnership with Rise Against Hunger. Through the Empowering Leaders through Nutrition-Smart Agriculture, a five-year Empowering Communities initiative, we will enable Hope For South Sudan to become self-sufficient in food production! I was honored to take part in a Q&A recently with Rise Against Hunger about this partnership. Follow the link to read the blog!

With LUV & Celebration from New Life Ministry

With LUV & Celebration from New Life Ministry

“Having university students come from NLM means a lot to me and to the community. It is hope. It is community hope. These students will come back to serve and help serve in different sectors. It is really great and we really appreciate it a lot.”

With LUV & Exciting News from Hope For South Sudan

With LUV & Exciting News from Hope For South Sudan

Preventing human trafficking in warzones is complicated and requires an agile, integrative approach because the most vulnerable in these areas are exploited at every level.

By linking arms with Rise Against Hunger, we will be able to grow a larger and longer lasting collective impact for the communities we serve in as we take strategic steps towards self-sustainability through agriculture. Read more about this exciting partnership…

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