August 22, 2016.Reading time 3 minutes.
I heard the most awesome story recently. You can read it in detail here from my friends Peter Haas and Carolyn Haas. At age 10, their daughter prayed, “God would you reveal yourself to me and speak to me about our church’s facilities?” God gave her a specific vision of a building that Substance Church, Minnesota […] Read More
June 19, 2016.Reading time 6 minutes.
The daily news cycle drives us face to face with the plight of millions of refugees seeking to escape conflict in Iraq and Syria. These realities hit home for me since I grew up with my missionary parents in the Middle East. We experienced firsthand the ravages of war, being evacuated several times and finally […] Read More
November 30, 2015.Reading time 3 minutes.
Headlines are being monopolized by stories of extremist violence. We are still reeling with shock from the recent attacks in Paris. While terrorism and religious upheaval have been going on for decades, it has never been so quickly and sensationally widespread as it has been in our day and age. In most of these volatile […] Read More
October 20, 2015.Reading time 2 minutes.
The Bible App for Kids Storybook Bible released last week, climbing to #11 on the overall best sellers book list on its first day! This full-color storybook Bible is the print version of the popular Bible App for Kids. People have been asking why we decided to do a print version when the app is so successful. In […] Read More
April 24, 2014.Reading time 5 minutes.
Read part 1–Children in Crisis Last year, OneHope partnered with Near East Initiatives (NEI) to conduct a qualitative research study so we could better understand the complex needs and actual challenges faced by refugee children and families who fled from the war in Syria. The outcome of this study is to equip faith-based organizations with […] Read More
April 24, 2014.Reading time 3 minutes.
5.5 million children have been affected by the country’s three-year war.  On the anniversary of Syria’s civil unrest, NBC in conjunction with major relief organizations broadcast a 48 hour “live documentary” to help bring awareness to the plight of Syrian refugee children. They called it a “comprehensive portrait of the war’s devastating toll.” Unsettling reports […] Read More