Prayer Points: September 2016

Pray for a true peace throughout Ethiopia that will help turn the nation into a place where LASTING HOPE has more space to take root, grow and flourish. Pray for upcoming leadership meetings within Ethiopia. The Forsaken Children’s new Executive Director, Kelly McGugan is traveling in October to meet with Field Director, Joe Bridges and our Ethiopian team/Onesimus leadership, Nega …

Lasting Hope Gala 2016

10 Years of Lasting Hope

Psalm 95:1-3 This week in Memphis, Tennessee, the homebase of our stateside offices, we are celebrating something special. You see, the Forsaken Children has been around for 10 years – it’s our 10 year anniversary. On the outside, this may not seem like that big of a deal, but for the children we serve, it is everything… For the children …

Smiling Child

Prayer Points: August 2016

This month on August 29-31, our Ethiopian Team will host a PRAYER AND FASTING PROGRAM in Addis Ababa. This will be a time for the team to intentionally look to the Lord for guidance and provision for the next steps of ministry. We know from James 5:16 that we out to pray for one another. If YOU would like to …

Street Conference - 2016 - listening3

Grace: To Fear and Fears Relieved

Whether you grew up “in the church” or not, these words, published in 1779 by Englishman slave trader turned abolitionist and Gospel preacher, John Newton, most likely ring familiar. This hymn is arguably the most well-known and well-loved of all liturgical tunes. With its timeless theme of redemption—something all people, at some level, long for—its universal appeal is obvious. While the entire song is packed with sucker-punch truths, for me, the beginning of the second verse is striking


Donor Spotlight – Ed & Liz Gillentine

“Being a part of TFC has re-centered our priorities and given us a new perspective on God as Father,” states Ed. “It’s made me realize, without God we can’t do a thing. It’s brought the scripture from Romans 6, the wages of sin is death, to life for me. It’s the stark reality of a little child dying due to our brokenness; we are all broken and I’m broken to the point when I don’t even have the answers. We all need the Lord.”