Oli otya? This means “Hello, how are you?” in Luganda, one of the major languages spoken in Uganda. We recently sent our director of marketing, Jennifer Walker, to Uganda to capture stories in preparation for this year’s Miracle of Mobility. Jennifer and a camera crew joined our local partner, Father’s Heart Mobility Ministries, as they … Continue reading Faces behind the numbers
God and Moses are having a conversation. After arguing with God, explaining why he is not the guy to rescue Israel from the hands of Pharaoh, God asks Moses, “What is that in your hand?” A shepherd’s staff, simple and ordinary. It represented all that was common in the world. And God decides to use … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 30: What’s in Your Hand?
During World War II, the Luftwaffe bombed a church in France. When the war concluded, the people in the community cleared away the rubble and found a statue of Jesus, the base of which was inscribed with these words: “Come unto Me, all ye that are weary.” It was remarkably preserved except for both hands, … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 29: His Hands and Feet
In China, Feng lives not only with a husband who suffers from cerebral palsy, but also with a son who was born with the same condition. “It is bad enough that my husband cannot manage,” she said, “but to see my son suffer is very difficult.” Much of her time is consumed caring for her … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 28: Feng
Recently a pastor stood before his congregation and asked them, “How many Christian churches are there in the world?” Intrigued, individuals began shouting out their best guesses. After a couple of minutes, the pastor told his people, “I have the exact number. Do you want to know what it is?” He raised his index finger … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 27: The Power of Partnerships
In Latin America, many young people look forward to the opportunity to meet with friends and dance the night away on Fridays and Saturdays. Others live for Sundays, when they can go to church and serve. Julia used to enjoy all of these activities. Her daughter, Yamileth, describes her as a “very spirited person” who … Continue reading Renewing Joy
Dietrich Bonhoeffer once said, “Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ.” Our prayer is that every wheelchair recipient will experience the love of their heavenly Father and come into relationship with Him. This gift of a wheelchair opens the door to relationship with God and the local church. When a pastor in a developing … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 26: Invitation to Discipleship