When it comes to effective orphan care, breaking old habits and forming new ones is always a part of the process. Many children come from very traumatic pasts, have been hurt, neglected, or abused. They have formed habits, many times that are damaging, in order to protect themselves. New habits need to be developed. In this post by Dr. Acha, learn how to help the children you serve develop new habits. Maybe you’ll learn how to form a new habit for yourself as well.
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”.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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?