Growing Through Trials in 5 Practical Ways

Though generally joy-filled, one of the difficult aspects of the Christian life are the troubles we encounter in the midst of following and trusting God. Jesus and the apostles tell us in God’s Word that this will be a common experience for us, and it raises the question of how we deal with such hardships […]

 
 

AIDS Orphan Dreams of Being a Doctor

Imagine with me a child, seven years old, living in a garbage dump and watching both her mother and father slowly die of AIDS-related illnesses. This was reality for Erminia (pictured right) before she joined Forward Edge’s program for at-risk girls in Nicaragua called Villa Esperanza (Hope Village).

 

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 […]

 

God Trapped Us in Houston

What happens when a mission team meets a hurricane: “Life is full of unexpected occurrences. Nowhere was this more evident than the week I spent at the Hilton Garden Inn in Houston, Texas.” – Matt O’Brien, team member A mission team of 12 people representing several different Portland churches was headed down to Nicaragua to serve […]

 

Press Release: For the kids

Elevate Church in Vancouver, Wash. has teamed up with Vancouver-based Forward Edge International to help at-risk children living in extreme poverty in Oaxaca, Mexico.

 

Victor and Lety’s Vision for Oaxaca

Meet Victor and Lety Velasco. This remarkable husband and wife duo are the program directors at the Forward Edge Oaxaca, Mexico location, called Trigo y Miel (“Wheat and Honey”)…

 

Special Tutoring at
Villa Esperanza

This year the girls at Villa Esperanza in Nicaragua have the opportunity to learn or improve their computer skills thanks to a new tutor!