November 23, 2022

Did you know that more than half of the world’s poorest people are children? Poverty disproportionately impacts children—even though they make up only 30% of the global population. Many of these children live in sub-Saharan Africa, where families tend to have more children and, as a result, face more barriers to sustaining a living wage. […]

March 18, 2021

Generosity is commonly associated with financial giving—a monthly tithe envelope or an automatic deduction from a bank account. When we look at the generosity of the Bible, though, we see it goes deeper than just the amount of money we’re willing to donate. When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the […]

November 2, 2022

A middle-of-the-night awakening for Matt Hartsell initiated the concept of an orphan care ministry while he and his wife Barb were adopting their daughter Allyson in Novorossiysk, Russia in June of 1999. The adoption of another daughter, Tiffani from China, and multiple missions trips to Romania to work with street children further enhanced the unquenchable […]

July 29, 2021

One of the sweetest people we met in Malawi was an old man in his eighties, living by himself. When we visited, he was surrounded by local children who clearly loved him. I don’t know how to spell his name, so we’ll call him M. As it turns out, M is pretty popular. He’s an […]

July 21, 2021

Over the past several weeks, we’ve taken a closer look at the on-the-ground work in Zomba and Thyolo. It’s hard to sum everything up into concise paragraphs, and it’s even harder to tie everything into a nice bow. But I have saved my very favorite Malawi Snapshot for this—the last blog. With projects like clothing […]

July 15, 2021

The day I met Tia , she was wearing a bright yellow sundress—and absolutely smoking me in a game of keepaway. When I picture her now, I cannot envision her without a smile. She was joy embodied. Later (after she soundly beat me in keepaway and showed off some of her dance moves), I sat down […]

July 7, 2021

The first text we got from James when we landed in Malawi said, “We’re excited to show you the warm heart of Africa.” I wrote the phrase down immediately—because what a picture, right? According to my cursory Google search (very professional), Malawi is known as the “Warm Heart of Africa” because of the kindness of […]

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The Treasure Principle

Alcorn invites you to partake in a revolution of radical generosity and freedom from materialism! This exclusive updated edition of his bestseller features an all-new chapter; a provocative ending with challenges from God about our stewardship; a personal journaling section; answers to frequently asked questions; and more. Discover how joyful giving brings God glory.

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the hole in our gospel

Setting aside success as a CEO, Richard Stearns heeded God's call and exchanged his corner office for a mud hut in Uganda. His best-selling exploration of the gospel will encourage you to use your time, talents, and money to heal a broken world.

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No Greater love

No Greater Love is a revealing and inspiring collection of Mother Teresa's personal thoughts, arranged by theme, on love, prayer, forgiveness, service, Jesus, and other Christian virtues. This anthology includes a brief biography and an interview with Mother Teresa.

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when helping hurts

Poverty is much more than simply a lack of material resources, and it takes much more than donations and handouts to solve it. When Helping Hurts shows how some alleviation efforts, failing to consider the complexities of poverty, have actually (and unintentionally) done more harm than good.

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not for sale

In the revised and updated version of this harrowing yet deeply inspirational exposé, award-winning journalist David Batstone gives the most up-to-date information available on the $31 billion human trafficking epidemic. With profiles of twenty-first century abolitionists like Thailand’s Kru Nam and Peru’s Lucy Borja, Batstone tells readers what they can do to stop the modern slave trade.

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Little Gray's Altruistic Adventure

The dream began with Kelsey Waliszewski on Big Island, Hawaii, as her captaining whale watch trips led her to discover the beautiful story of these gentle giants. She then sought Ashley Kumfer on her expertise of taking the beautiful true story of altruism and turning it into an inspiring read for kids. 

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Forgotten Children Worldwide Launches Campaign to Battle Child Trafficking in Nepal

January 11, 2016

BLUFFTON, INDIANA, January 11, 2016 – Forgotten Children Worldwide (FCW), a not-for-profit organization that assists orphans and vulnerable children around the world, announced on Monday that it has launched a new campaign to battle child trafficking in Nepal. Nepal is a source country for children trafficked for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation and involuntary […]

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I Am No Longer Alone

November 4, 2015

I was born blind. My mother would leave me alone in the house for hours when she went to work. My older siblings went to school and worked on a farm while I sat alone at home. I spent many hours anxiously waiting for my mom to come home and feed me. On two occasions […]

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Rebuilding and Moving Forward In Nepal

September 1, 2015

“I praise God for everything that has happened and I thank each person who prayed and encouraged us to keep moving forward. I thank God for the entire Forgotten Children Worldwide family who supported us, encouraged us, and prayed for us during this tragic event.” These are the words of Pastor Tej Rokka, FCW partner in Kathmandu, […]

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