6 Years And Counting

6 Years And Counting

I still remember the day. It’s 2007, we left the Cape Town airport, flew to Johannesburg, and then drove to meet John and Orpha at the South Africa/Zimbabwe border. We filled the van with gas, food, and other supplies–things which were impossible to come...
To Laugh As They Do

To Laugh As They Do

You can hear it, can’t you?  It’s unmistakable.  It permeates the hardest of hearts, the worst of days, and lingers deep within the soul long after it’s gone.  A child’s laugh carries with it a purity and innocence that is untainted by the...
Fighting for the Orphans in Africa

Fighting for the Orphans in Africa

At an abandoned gas station at 4AM in the morning in Harare, Zimbabwe, my life changed forever. I still vividly remember the scene as I hopped out of the van. I was immediately surrounded by dozens of homeless orphan kids. One in particular grabbed my arm, looked me...

The Newberrys go to Africa

We are Tim, Genessa, Benja and Izzy Newberry.  Simply put we are an ordinary family living out this amazing journey called life under the grace of an extraordinary God. Our calling in life is based on Psalm 82:3–4 “Give justice to the poor and the orphan; uphold the...

A Christmas in Zimbabwe

Let There Be Light in Africa.   The light starts to flicker. It distracts them temporarily, and their minds wander away from their studies as they unwillingly prepare for total darkness.  They’re used to it, but it doesn’t make it any easier.   In fact, completing...