I am still reflecting on the movie Slumdog Millionaire that I mentioned a few posts back. While the movie did not focus on care of children coming from at risk situations, the news following the movie has. Who is in the best position to care for children on the street and living in high risk … Continue reading Church, Childhood and Slumdog Millionaire
For those of you in Costa Rica, please consider taking this course at ESEPA/para ustedes ubicados en Costa Rica por favor consideren tomar este curso en ESEPA.
This was just passed on to me from the Children at Risk team at Fuller Seminary. Great stuff! Let's join the protest! ------------ We would like to share with you this resource regarding the issue of child soldiers. The following is taken from the PCUSA website (http://www.pcusa.org/children/) where you can find more information. "February 12, … Continue reading Red Hand Day
Hey folks, Phyllis Kilbourn and others at Crisis Care International just sent out the latest Barnabas Letter on care for children in crisis. Andy Sexton and I have a section included in this one on the importance of strategic impact. Here's a copy: click barnabas Letter for access to the newsletter (click on document)
I just received an e-mail from Dan Brewster (HCD coordinator) that the Holistic Child Development (HCD) website is now on-line in English and Español. You might remember this is one of the outcomes from several conferences I have participated in over the past couple of years going back to Thailand in May, 2007 (See HCD … Continue reading Holistic Child Development (web site)
A new book has just been released by William Carey Library called Effective Engagement in Short-term Missions: Doing it Right. William Carey Library calls it, "the single most ambitious effort to date to understand and improve upon patterns of ministry in STM." If you or your church/org. plans on taking a short-term mission or conducting … Continue reading Short-term Missions and Children at Risk
Thirty-six seminary professors and administrators just gathered here in Quito to discuss the importance of training Christian workers in ministry to children at risk. The event was sponsored by Compassion International and was attended by Oversees Council International (OCI) staff. The conference was the first in the region to focus on academic training among this … Continue reading Holistic Child Development Consultation in Quito at SEMISUD
Thanks to a new friend from Peru, Alex Chiang, I am sitting in a VIP lounge at Taipei International airport waiting for my flight home. I am desperate to see my wife and kids, but also grateful for the opportunity to have participated in an amazing consultation on equipping children at risk workers around the … Continue reading Thailand Consultation on Children at Risk