Short term missions

Short term missions

Around ‘The Church’ there has been a lot of negativity toward organizations and individuals participating in short term mission trips. I find it very interesting because 10 years ago there were attacks against Christians for NOT going and just ‘throwing our money’ at...
Bringing Hope to Awassa

Bringing Hope to Awassa

On May 2 a team of 8 headed out to Awassa, Ethiopia. It was the first “mission” trip for three of the members and everyone was excited to go and “bring hope” to the children and families of Awassa, Ethiopia. There are many stories to share and this blog post can’t...
Will You STAND with Us?

Will You STAND with Us?

Charisa Knight, one of our Directors of the Project Hopeful – Awassa program, recently returned from Ethiopia after leading a team to the Awassa region.  While they were there, Charisa became aware of some significant needs in the at risk community we serve....
Attachment with Children who were Adopted

Attachment with Children who were Adopted

I remember rocking . . . rocking . . . rocking . . . in the denim blue glider that was nestled into the corner of my bedroom, gazing at a sleeping newborn perched on top of a yellow, velour covered Boppy® pillow.  We rocked with each other in loving peacefulness; the...
Attachment with Children who were Adopted

Attachment with Children who were Adopted

I remember rocking . . . rocking . . . rocking . . . in the denim blue glider that was nestled into the corner of my bedroom, gazing at a sleeping newborn perched on top of a yellow, velour covered Boppy® pillow.  We rocked with each other in loving peacefulness; the...

Fundraising

We at Project HOPEFUL support fundraising for adoptions because we understand that many families do not have sufficient funds to adopt without help.  We believe that the God of the universe will help people who are taking a leap of faith to give a child – or children...
Please, Take My Baby

Please, Take My Baby

Dawn Patterson, our Director of the Hope + Sisterhood — Uganda, continues to write about her trip to Uganda: As we visited one sister in her hair salon, a young mother sat with her baby while having her hair braided by another young girl.  Her daughter was...
The Sisterhood IS Love

The Sisterhood IS Love

News from our Director of the Hope + Sisterhood in Uganda continues today with this message: Today I cried.  You know those full body, all over, really ugly cries.   Yes, that was me.  Let me tell you about it! Yesterday we gathered with all the sisters….old and...
Hope + Sisterhood — Uganda

Hope + Sisterhood — Uganda

Hope + Sisterhood Director Dawn Patterson is currently in Uganda leading a group of women who were excited to meet their Ugandan sisters who participate in the Hope + Sisterhood program!  Today she writes the following: It would be impossible to put into words the...