Neighbors Near And Far

Why give to International Missions when there are people in need in our own backyard? This is a legitimate question. Sometimes conflicting feelings can arise about where our money “should” go. After all, most of us are familiar with the old adage that “charity begins at home.” There are many diverse opinions when it comes […]

 

4 Tips to Grow Closer to Your Sponsored Child

As a child sponsor for over 3 decades, and now as the Child Sponsorship Administrator for Forward Edge, I am often asked (and challenged myself) about how to best communicate with a sponsored child. In almost all cases, the children we sponsor live in other countries. We do live in a technologically advanced age with […]

 
 
 

2018 Mission Opportunities

Forward Edge partners with local ministries in different countries and the U.S. Taking a short-term mission team with your church, school, or another group, means being part of a long-term plan to empower vulnerable children and families. No matter which location you choose to serve in, you’ll be bringing the love of Jesus to those […]

 

El Cobre Community Assessment

El Cobre, Cuba Skip to Community Development Plan Community Assessment In Santiago de Cuba, the town of El Cobre (Spanish for copper) was named after the El Cobre copper mine, the first open-pit copper mine in Cuba. El Cobre has a population of approximately 19,000 inhabitants. It is about 12 miles northwest of Santiago Bay […]

 

Restoring Cuba

We’ve talked a lot about the devastating impact Hurricane Matthew had on Haiti last October, but Cuba was hit hard by this storm as well. There are hundreds of thousands of people who lost their roofs, or had their homes damaged or completely destroyed. And thousands lost their livelihoods because of damage to agriculture.