The Parable of Surplus Grain

Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.” And he told them this parable: “The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. He… Read More

Cast off Refugee to Dignity Filled, honored Mom of 3

Marta escaped to Ethiopia from a neighboring country with her 2 children in May 2014. Since she was 9 months pregnant when she fled, she ended up giving birth to her 3rd child while enroute. Fleeing refugees find a very perilous journey, but her travel became extra complicated because of her new born baby and a lack of food. Finally she arrived in Addis Ababa and came to Kore’. But, she faced… Read More

A Dad in despair, considering suicide…who today is thriving and full of life and hope for his family.

Girma* and his family enrolled in Embracing Hope’s programs about 3 years ago. They came during a season when new families were being added because he was unable to work due to illness related to him being HIV positive. At that time he was having massive respiratory issues and suffering from joint pain that prevented him from working. Economically, the family was living on a small amount of income that Kidus* Mom… Read More