A New Era, A New Hope

A New Era, A New Hope

By Brianna Lantz In volume one, James Galt introduced you to Pastor Manuel, a humble Cuban man who leads a number of house churches in Havana, Cuba. Due to economic and political struggles, many in this growing congregation of believers did not own Bibles. When we...
Free the Oppressed

Free the Oppressed

By Brianna Lantz Secret soldiers. Commandos for Jesus. Doctors Without Borders but with guns. I did my research. I had heard the Free Burma Rangers described as these things and more. I spent most of my 24-hour flight skimming news articles, reading up on history, and...
The Orphanless Orphanage

The Orphanless Orphanage

By Brianna Lantz When the Nations team first visited Rancho de Sus Niños, an orphanage near Tecate, Mexico, we had no idea what to expect. Orphanages can conjure unsettling connotations, after all. What we discovered was not a typical orphanage, but instead a home to...
Advent at the Table

Advent at the Table

Advent at the Table By Brianna Lantz None of it made any sense: how I found myself in a tent of Yazidi refugees for six hours without knowing a lick of Kurdish; how they transformed their modest UNHCR rations into one of the most memorable meals of my life; why they...