The Heaven’s Family Blog

About this blog:

Every month, Heaven’s Family helps far more people than we could ever highlight in our quarterly magazines. For that reason, this blog contains additional photos and stories of some of the “least of these” among our spiritual family whom we’ve recently been blessed to serve.



Picture of rain-proof brick classrooms in Kenya
10 Jun

[You Made the] Rain, Rain Go Away…

“No school today!” For the school children of the Western world, snow days are generally a much-anticipated reprieve from studies and, during winter months, it is common to hear children talk excitedly about the days they’ve missed from school. But for students in the under-developed parts of the world, missing school is no joyful occasion. Especially for students in Kenya. Heavy rains there can last for days and take away valuable time for these children who have so little—and for whom education is the ladder to climb out of poverty.







Picture of baptism in Sri Lanka
05 Jun

Dunkin’ Disciples

The gospel is simple. Repent, believe in the Lord Jesus, and be baptized! I’m reminded of this in the recent updates from a few of the national missionaries you are sponsoring. They don’t need a heated jacuzzi to baptize those who decide to follow Jesus—they just use what they have. No matter what type of water they are immersed in, the same result follows!











Picture of Elizabeth with her daughters in Kenya
09 May

Wonder-Working Wangui

I met Elizabeth Wangui last October during a three-month trip to Nakuru, Kenya. Wangui (as everyone calls her) had set up a sewing shop within her community and started a small fellowship, mostly filled with young children. The children were always popping in to talk to her and she began talking with them about Jesus.





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