Edson is a young man whose life has been layered with themes of compassion, hope, and perseverance. Early on he faced struggles including painful loss and financial hardship, but his local church's custom plan - in partnership with Forgotten Voices - providedsupport to help meet Edson's family's needs, and to affirm Edson's dreams for the future. Edson's desire to give back to people who face similar trials demonstrates his personal growth, and testifies to God's provision through the faithfulness of His people... Click to view a beautiful collection of photos that share Edson's story.
NEW FACES ON OUR TEAM
Jacob Katani has joined Forgotten Voicesas Malawi Country Director. Jacob received his Masters in Theology from Stellenbosch University in South Africa. As a pastor’s son, Jacob has always had a heart for the underprivileged and a desire to give. He finds his passion in blessing the poor, and especially the marginalized poor (those who find it difficult to meet their basic needs).
Natalia Oommen joins the Forgotten Voices team as Communications Intern. She is currently a senior Public Relations major at Messiah College.
Her internship this semester will provide an opportunity for her to apply her academic studies and add practical experience to her portfolio. We have already been impressed by her ability to share her insights with our staff and take lead on several projects. We are certain that Forgotten Voices will be blessed by her impact and contribution.
Maxwell Matewe joined Forgotten Voices in January to manage the day to day organizational accounts of Forgotten Voices in Zimbabwe. He joins us with more than a decade of experience in nonprofit financial administration. He is passionate about helping underprivileged children reach their full potential.
Maxwell and his wife, Siduduziwe, have four children (two girls and two boys). In addition to his role with Forgotten Voices, he currently pastors The Living Gospel World Mission Church in Bulawayo.
NOW AVAILABLE: FREE VBS CURRICULUM!
We are excited to announce the release of our new and improved VBS program: Kingdom Safari! Through Bible lessons and stories from Forgotten Voices' African church partners, the program shares the gospel and teaches children that love H.E.L.P.S. others.
Games, crafts and even a special song remind kids that love:
H eals others' hurts
E ncourages others
L ends a hand to others
P rays for others
S acrifices for others
This FREE material is available as a set of downloadable PDF files, including a leader's guide, Bible lessons, skits, games, crafts, snacks and handouts that match each day's theme and reinforce the lessons for different types of learners.
Visit our VBS Page on our website to preview a sample or register to download the files. Please help us spread the word by sharing the curriculum with your church's children's ministry leaders!
IT'S TAX TIME!
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