6 Stages of Grooming – Child Sexual Abuse

Signs on Child Sexual Abuse

Unfortunately, in our world, there are many people who aim to harm the young, innocent, and vulnerable. Oftentimes children are victims in tragic and horrific crimes, whether that be sexual, emotional, or physical. But what many don’t know is that the process by which an offender draws a victim into these situations tends to happen overtime and is often referred to as “grooming”.

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The Difference Between Governing and Leading

When it comes to running a nonprofit organization, regardless of its purpose, it’s key to remember that as leaders we can either govern or we can lead. They may sound like very similar concepts, but in reality there are huge differences! In this post, Dr. Acha teaches what those differences are and which one you should be focusing on in your leadership style.

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Piaget’s Stages of Child Developement


Jean Piaget was a Swiss psychologist and genetic epistemologist who is famously known for his theory of cognitive development. Piaget’s theory differs from other similar theories because he focused only on children, as opposed to all learners.

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The Importance of a Father

Importance of a Father

Who is your father?

If you are a child growing up in a developing country, especially within Africa, this is one of the first things you’re asked when meeting someone. It’s a question that haunts the ears of many orphans within these countries who are left unsure of who they are, where they belong, or what their purpose is.

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What Should I Do With My Big Dream or Lack of It?

We have the privilege of helping answer questions from many people who want to serve orphans short-term, long-term, or even start their own orphanages or other charitable organization. Thousands of people come to our blog site each month, we believe sent by God, to find answers.

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What is the Image of Christ?

The image of Christ
As Christians, we are called to grow into the image of Christ. But what is the image of Christ? How do we know that we are growing into the image of Christ? Is there a way to evaluate our progress month after month? It’s hard to hit a target that is not well defined. How do we know to specifically pray so that God can help us grow into the image of Christ?

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Do I Need Training to Start an Orphanage?

This post is written by Dr. Ken Acha, provost of Austin Bible Institute, and founder of Shaping Destiny, a nonprofit orphan care and poverty alleviation organization. He shares his insight and heart about orphan care, formed by 10 years of personal experience.

Orphan Care TrainingWho needs training to start an orphanage? That’s a common feeling that people have. We felt like that when we started our orphanage in Africa. A good heart doesn’t equal to help for orphans. Believe us, we are speaking from experience. We have seen people hurt poor people (especially orphans) and themselves when they are working hard and doing what they think is best to help the poor.

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