A Grandma’s Hope

Meet Mhambi, she lives in a village near Ladysmith, South Africa, a remote area with dirt roads and little access to governmental services.At 85 years old she cares for three great grandchildren and a granddaughter who is HIV positive. When we met Mhambi, in 2022, her joyous and tired eyes told us her story: every day was a struggle, and fighting for the next day was getting harder. Mhambi’s household qualified […]

Stewardship. It’s a word used often in Christian Circles.

STEWARDSHIP. It’s a word used often in Christian circles. At Loving One By One, we take it seriously. We don’t want to be a ministry that is always only standing with our hand out. With the purchase of the new land, we have expanded our farming greatly. The goal is to raise pigs, goats, and […]

Crisis Response: War in Ukraine

Twenty-four hours a day, the line of Ukrainian refugees at the Polish border town of Medyka stretches as far as the eye can see. Tired, hungry, and scared, people are fleeing for their lives. Ukrainians, volunteers, and Convoy of Hope staff talk in measured sentences. No one is shoving. Without warning, people turn their faces […]

No One Has Watches, But Everyone Has Time

I had never felt the feeling before, and I’ve never felt it since. I was sitting with Raj, one of the farmers who sold produce at the local marketplace. We were in his home, talking and laughing. I sensed for the first time in my life as though God himself were telling me, “This is […]

5 Ways Knowing Jesus Changes Christmas

Here are some thoughts from our friends at Jesus Film Project… Christmas has a weird distinction of being an extremely religious holiday while also being a secular holiday. It’s entirely possible to celebrate Christmas wholly isolated from the nativity story while embracing many of the same elements. But as a follower of Jesus, important things […]

7 Suggestions for Delightful Gatherings

Your upcoming holiday get-togethers have potential for wonderful memory-making. God may have some surprises ahead, but here are seven suggestions to help make your celebrations delightful. My earliest memories as a child of our extended family gatherings with my grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins were the highlight of the year! It was not just the […]

Learn About Djimby’s Amazing Journey

Djimby may be small, but she is one fierce fighter. The 6-year-old’s strong will and independence come from her grandmother, Ndeye, whose own determination helped instill these values into her granddaughter. However, Djimby’s big personality couldn’t hide the painful condition that she endured most of her life. When Djimby was a toddler, her parents noticed […]

More than a Grandparent

Some have said that hearts filled with love are the hands of God. If it’s true, surely the life of Shanthaledchumi Shanmugam is one such example. Shanthaledchumi, like many Sri Lankan women, married at an age many in the world would consider too young. Though she was legally a child when she became pregnant, Shanthaledchumi […]

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