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About the Authors

AlexAlex
Lives in Mechanicsburg, PA, with his wife. Works full time as a mechanical engineer.
BekithembaBekithemba
Husband, father, pastor. Fan of Arsenal. Zimbabwe Director for Forgotten Voices.
BrianBrian
Foodie, locavore, social media volunteer.
EllenEllen
Director of Project Management, proud mom of an impish preschooler, grew up in Papua New Guinea.
FibionFibion
Pastor, mentor, soccer aficionado and Chicago fan. Enjoys the Bible, books on leadership, transformation, and the work of the church.
JeffJeff
Elder and missions board chair at his church. Desires most to have US churches reach out to provide for orphans in Africa.
KathyKathy
Volunteer Kids Serving Kids Coordinator, wife, mother of two, loves coffee, traveling, learning and advocating for the voiceless.
KatieKatie
Pursuing a degree in Crisis Counseling. Loves to travel and experience new things.
MattMatt
creative catalyst. love coffee, music and traveling.
RemmyRemmy
Africa / Zambia Director for Forgotten Voices. Husband, father, and fan of Arsenal.
RyanRyan
Husband, father, advocate for children orphaned by AIDS. President of Forgotten Voices. Fan of the Red Sox, Dr Pepper, and improving the world.

Archives

Families – Help us reach more kids this fall through Orphan Giving Cubes!

Orphan Sunday, observed on the first Sunday of November, is a day that many Christians set aside to stand for the orphan.  This year it is Sunday, November 2nd. As the Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) website states, “Orphan Sunday is your …

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I’m not a hero: my thoughts on saving people

Last week, coming back from vacation, I saw so much glass all over the place. Under his lap. All over the road. By his feet. Frank (about 80) had been struck along Interstate 81 in Tennessee. I didn’t see it happen, …

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Posted in Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader, Travel Blog

Lavishing Love: Dance parties + crafts = time

As part of this fall and Christmas campaign, we are focusing on “Someone will always find vulnerable  children… always, but Jesus changed everything.” Every Tuesday, inspired by a conversation with our friend Neatness, I will share a story like the …

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Posted in Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader, Meet the Kids, Prayer, Praise, Devotionals

Mercy: What may have been

As part of this fall and Christmas campaign, we are focusing on “Someone will always find vulnerable  children… always, but Jesus changed everything.” Every Tuesday, inspired by a conversation with our friend Neatness, I will share a story like the …

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Posted in Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader, Travel Blog

A conversation we won’t forget

Just over a month ago, our staff in Africa and 2 friends from the USA and I were sitting in a coffee shop in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe having a cappuccino with our friend Neatness. I know I wrote extensively about that interaction …

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Posted in Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader, Meet The Voices

Seeds for Growth

Forgotten Voices is showing signs of new growth. Doors are opening for us, as an organization, to take the scale of our work to completely new heights as we finish off 2014 and look to 2015.  While in Africa, we …

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Purple Passion: Thank you, Ellen!

Yesterday morning, my 4 year old daughter woke up and was immediately thinking about a little friend of hers who LOVES purple. So, Avery wanted everything on her outfit to be purple that day. Why? “Because she loves it and …

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Posted in Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader, Travel Blog