International updates from Joanna Berry, Vice President of Family and International Ministries.
Frequent blackouts in the Dominican Republic plummet whole neighborhoods into darkness—blacker than a hundred midnights.* They light candles and continue their activities without a hiccup. When the lights are suddenly restored, a joyous cry echoes from house to house. “Llego la luz!” The light has come! The Figueroa family represents a composite of many families in which the LIGHT has transformed their lives. The three children attended a VBS class held by a mission team. They accepted Christ. A small candle of hope glimmered. A medical team met physical needs and counseled for spiritual needs. Mom glimpsed an answer to the [...]