His mother took an abortion pill when he was only five months in the womb. He was not supposed to survive. But he did. Long Life was supposed to die as a baby. His mother took an abortion pill when she was only five months pregnant. She started cramping so she went to the free Burmese clinic … Continue reading His mother took an abortion pill to end his life
In recent weeks, war has broken out in the City of God favela of Rio between the police and the drug traffickers. As this police action began, the drug traffickers ran to the woods to escape. Police then fired indiscriminately in the direction the drug dealers had fled. Chaos erupted as people flooded the streets, … Continue reading War in the City of God
Lucas, a young man from the poverty stricken area of northeastern Brazil, refused to give up on his dream. He was selling his blood to pay for school fees when Life Impact met him and helped change his life. When his father left him as a boy, his mother struggled to care for her three … Continue reading He was selling his own blood for money…
Human trafficking is a world-wide problem, it is happening in every country, state and city in the world. It preys upon the poorest and most vulnerable among us yet it affects us all and no one is exempt from responsibility to fight this evil. It will take all of us doing our part but we … Continue reading Human Trafficking: Understanding this Horrific Crime And What You Can Do About It.
STARTING WITH PREVENTION Despite months of COVID lockdowns, the work in Brazil is going full steam ahead. God has done amazing things to clear the way for us to reach some of the world’s most at-risk and exploited children! And just as we have before, we are starting our work with PREVENTION. https://vimeo.com/484451576 As we begin … Continue reading BRAZIL: Prevention and Our First Rescue
After over 11 years, we have finally moved our remaining teenage girls to their family-style safe homes at the Girls' Promise Land. It's a time for celebration, but also a time to look back and thank God for all that He has done. https://vimeo.com/434668053 As we end this chapter, we can’t help but be in awe of the … Continue reading Where It All Began
Over the past several months, we have watched from Thailand, as America has faced so many unimaginable circumstances. From the chaos of COVID-19 to the tragic murder of George Floyd, and the riots that followed, America has faced what seems like one hardship after another and has weighed heavily on our hearts. The weight we … Continue reading Crying Out For America!
Nós estamos encarando uma quarentena há mais de um mês, e tivemos menos de um dia para nos preparar, então não tínhamos a capacidade de armazenar comida suficiente para todos... Mas Deus já sabia da nossa necessidade. Mais tarde, em 1º de Abril, ficamos sabendo que o governo iria oficialmente estender a quarentena até o … Continue reading MAIS COMIDA DO QUE CABE NA DISPENSA!
Os mais vulneráveis, habitantes de lixões, estão enfrentando um mês inteiro de quarentena sem comida para as suas famílias ou até mesmo para o dia seguinte. Eles precisam de um milagre. Alguma coisa precisava ser feita! Chegou ao nosso conhecimento a informação de que existem pelo menos 150 famílias no nosso lixão local que estão … Continue reading OS MAIS VULNERÀVEIS RECEBERAM UM MILAGRE!
We were facing a month-long quarantine, given less than a day to prepare and we didn't have the capacity to store enough food for everyone... But God knew our need long before we did. Late, on April 1st, we were told that that government would officially extend their lockdown until April 30th. With very … Continue reading More Food Than We Could Store!