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A Simple Embrace (#GrowDeep)

Since 1999, after I read “Return of the Prodigal Son” by Henri Nouwen, Rembrandt’s painting has been my favorite.  I’ve read dozens of books and articles that analyze his famous painting.  In the painting Rembrandt captures the moment of embrace;

Good Enough is Not Good Enough (#GrowDeep)

Orphan Outreach is celebrating a decade of care for orphans and vulnerable children, and we're inviting our US-based staff to share their thoughts about the ministry and its mission - and we're giving a sneak peek into their lives and loves. When Mike Douris welcomed Rey Diaz as Executive Director of the ministry, it didn't take long to understand why he had chosen the former pastor and missionary. Rey's commitment to orphan care, coupled with his genuine passion to see everyone engaged in service, energizes all who are around him. 

Orphan Outreach Helps Launch Pilot Foster Care Program in Honduras

Honduras, one of the most economically insecure countries in Latin America, is home to an estimated 170,000 orphans according to UNICEF. These children are oftentimes subjected to a lifetime of poverty and lack of opportunity for advancement. But government officials recently entered into an agreement with Orphan Outreach and other NGOs to launch a pilot foster care program aimed at finding homes for displaced children that could have profound effects on the future of the country’s youth.

When Passion Becomes a Calling (#ServeOrphansWell)

Christi and Dan Ucherek never imagined they would willingly leave their families, jobs, and friends in Illinois in favor of re-settling in Guatemala, where they juggle raising four children with full-time mission work for Orphan Outreach. Despite all the unique challenges that come with the lifestyle, the Uchereks wouldn’t have it any other way. However, they caution anyone considering missionary work to prayerfully weigh the pros and cons before making the life-altering decision.

In No Time at All - Joseph's DreamCoat family, the Speas

The distance between Ohio and China is 7,110 miles, or more than 14 hours in flight. Yet when Adam and Johanna Speas met their daughter, Jenna Mei, in Xuzhou, it took no time at all for them to fall in love.

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Mission Trip to Honduras • October 7-14, 2017

Join Orphan Outreach, 121 Community Church and other individuals in serving children and families at Jubilee Centers International, a Christian school that has been a light in the slum community of La Era since 2009. The team will help celebrate and honor the teachers and staff at Jubilee as they approach the end of the school year. They will also spend time ministering in the classrooms at Jubilee through Bible curriculum, games, and therapeutic activities. Click here for more details.

10th Anniversary Trip to Russia • October 20-27, 2017

Join Orphan Outreach founders in St. Petersburg, Russia as we celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Orphan Outreach. The team will have the opportunity to spend time with many children, visit our orphan graduates and also learn about the culture and history of Russia. The registration deadline is July 1st! Click here for more details.

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Have you ever thought about traveling to India on a mission trip? Hear directly from the trip participants and India Director about why you should go. #orphanoutreach #india #missiontrip