Category: Our Youth….the future

Rescuing children, securing safety and education, building bright futures

Breaking the Chain Through Education

How did a humble history teacher in New Jersey come to rescue enslaved kids in Ghana? Meet Evan Robbins, founder of Breaking the Chain through Education (BTCTE). It takes a very special person with compassion, selflessness, commitment and a creative mind to choose this path. Evan has not only rescued dozens of Ghananian children, but also inspired a generation of […]

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Nigerian police have rescued more than 300 men and boys, some as young as five, from a "house of torture" in the Rigasa area of the northern city of Kaduna, 27 September, 2019. The detainees were allegedly sexually abused, starved and tortured while they were held captive in shackles. A sign above the building reads: "Imam Ahmad Bun Hambal centre for Islamic studies." (REUTERS/Stringer)

Hundreds were freed from a Nigerian ‘torture house’ during a police raid

Nearly 500 men and boys have been rescued from a building in the northern city of Kaduna, where the detainees were allegedly sexually abused and tortured according to a Nigerian police. Men and boys as young as five were found in shackles at what was thought to be an Islamic school. Location of the torture house in the northern city […]

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Giving Teenagers Back Their Voice.

Giving Teenagers Back Their Voice

Rachel sits down across from us, eager to share her story. She’s a young adult working for a Catholic social justice institute. Even though she grew up in the church, she wants nothing to do with it now. Before we even begin our interview, she blurts out: “Finally, the church is talking with me and not at me!” Just prior, […]

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African Adventure – Angola

African Adventure – Angola

Organizer: Jesus Mission Trips Region(s): Africa Location: Southern Africa Type: Film Showings, JF App Evangelism Dates: Nov 1, 2019 – Nov 15, 2019 Cost: $1,350 (airfare and travel visa not included)    Come be a part of reaching out to people with the message of “JESUS” in this isolated and poor country in Southern Africa! Once defined by years […]

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The Return to Innocence

The Return to Innocence

With the continued normalization of vice in modern life, the idea of preserving or recovering innocence seems somewhat irrelevant. For most people, a return to innocence is more likely to bring to mind a new age hit single from the nineties than a serious societal concern. Today, only a few parents (usually of the Mormon or traditional Catholic variety) will […]

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Talking to Teens When Leaders Fail.

How Do You Talk to Your Teens When Our Leaders Failed Them

I think my most difficult experience in youth ministry, to date, is talking to teens about someone they look up to who failed them. It is trial by fire, and has come my way multiple times. Leader failures are the reality of our fallen world, and of the Body of Christ broken by sin. Whether it is remote (church scandals […]

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A Christian Foundation for Underprivileged Youths, Widows and Orphans in Thailand Need your Support

A Christian Foundation for Underprivileged Youths, Widows and Orphans in Thailand Need your Support

Greetings in the name of our Lord! Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain ~ 1 Corinthians 15 verse 58 (ESV). It was a vision that God gave to me a couple of years ago to start a Foundation because we […]

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Weekly Spiritual Digest: God Against Multi-Tasking?

Weekly Spiritual Digest: God Against Multi-Tasking?

by Rev. Sunday Bwanhot | Do not multi-task your devotion to God with devotion to making money. God is a jealous God and will not share you with another god. Since the beginning of time women, especially mothers, have mastered the art of  multi-tasking. We salute them. The emergence of smart phones, computers and other devices have created a generation of […]

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Nzulezo, Ghana

Nzulezo, Ghana

by ECWA Editorial Board | Upon your arrival at the village, you’ll be greeted by a guesthouse operator who is able to arrange food for you. The food cost

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Teaching Teens Christ Honored Romance

Teaching Teens Christ Honored Romance

by Rhonda Stoppe | Telling our kids how not to feel will do nothing to guide their hearts. But exposing them

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