CHE is in his blood!

Community Health Evangelism (CHE) certainly creates some interesting individuals! This month’s story is about one such individual whom I had the privilege of meeting on a trip to Uganda. I was in deep conversation with the CHE coordinator of the diocese, as our jeep turned into a village. ”You wanted to meet a CHE champion […]

MAI selected as “Top 10” Ministry for highest ROI

Tim Barker, Founder of ROI Ministry (ROIM), was concerned when reading data published in 2001 from one of the most collaborative and exhaustive research projects ever completed revealing the Church’s use of God’s resources. Data was gathered by World Christian Trends Research from hundreds of Christian professors, researchers, ministry and denominational leaders, including some of […]

Never too far gone!

As we celebrate Mothers’ day, I cannot help remembering my own mother who went to be with the Lord a few years ago. She had lived a very comfortable and full life, and my siblings and I have very fond memories of her. She was loving and caring, and she often suffered from various medical […]

I will never become a Christian!

As we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus at Easter, we have a powerful story to share with you. A story of transformation and change where Tassy, the protagonist, was resurrected from darkness to light, and from death to become the inheritor of eternal life! As a practicer of Voodoo, Tassy was motivated to oppose the […]

The Answer to Her Prayers

When insufficient income from the local coffee crops in a Ugandan village continued year after year, those who were able migrated to the cities. Only the poorer villagers, mostly households headed by women, were left behind. Miriam, our community hero for this month, was one of those who stayed. Miriam contacted the remaining people and […]

A Family Story of Hope

Penelope and her two younger sisters live in a tiny house built above their grandparents’ home in El Ejido, Dominican Republic. From the busy street below, the girls climb a narrow spiral staircase that opens onto a small landing, which enters into a living space where their mother has a beauty shop. In the shop […]

Just Surviving…

Mama Christine (as she is fondly referred to by her community) is raising her six children alone after she was widowed when devastation (perpetrated by rebels of a different faith) came to her community. Her traumatized neighbors wanted to flee from the area, but they didn’t have that option. “What will happen to us; where […]

The Wolf

There is a saying that “we judge others by their actions, but we judge ourselves by our intentions.” You have likely heard that before. Henry Montesino earned the title of “the Wolf” in his community, a big bitter man who would leap into attack mode at the slightest provocation. The CHE master trainers in his […]

Women are not valued…until now!

In large parts of the developing world women get a very bad deal in being treated as the property of their husbands. Oftentimes, they are not valued in the way God intends for them to be valued, with even less respect than their husbands give to the animals they own! Your heart must be broken […]

They received the same message from God.

Dr. Chris and Jane Palacas are a special couple who lead MAI’s ministry in Uganda. Their story below relates how God led them to start working in Uganda several decades ago. Even as they continue to serve the Lord in what is their third career, they serve Him faithfully with an impact across Uganda that […]