Cathy Cornelison is a school teacher from Texas and the wife of VisionTrust Relationship Manager Mark Cornelison. This summer, she spent eight weeks in the Dominican Republic teaching English to a group of 12 young ladies ages 13-23 from four different VisionTrust programs. Cathy held class for the girls three times a week to teach them grammar, vocabulary, and conversation skills. “They were the smartest, most motivated and determined students Read Post
Every year the VisionTrust Zimbabwe Country Directors—Davison and Yana—host a Leadership and Discipleship Camp for the employees, volunteers, teachers, graduates and student leaders in each VisionTrust program. This year’s camp was recently held in March, and 36 leaders attended. These leaders look forward to the retreat because it’s an opportunity for them to grow closer to God and be reminded about how much God loves them and that He has a purpose Read Post
During a recent school break, the VisionTrust Peru staff organized a spiritual discipleship camp for the adolescents who are part of the VisionTrust programs in Ayacucho. A children’s ministry from Lima called “The King’s Castle” presented the main sessions, which included dramas, games, sermons, and other fun activities. Approximately 90 boys and girls attended the camp, and it was a very special experience. Below are the testimonies of two young ladies who participated in Read Post
I want to introduce you to Gethsemane Learning Center… Pastor Lenin and his wife, Flor, opened the Gethsemane Learning Center in 2014 to provide a safe place for vulnerable children in their community. Many children who attend the Learning Center are of the Quechua Tribe. Their parents are farmers or daily wage workers, earning a mere $2 a day. Through the help of VisionTrust sponsors, 75 children come to the Gethsemane Read Post
We’re excited to share that VisionTrust Guatemala teachers and staff members will be attending a spiritual staff training August 29th and 30th Local hero, Rut Chamale, is encouraging and equipping her staff to teach children to live for God and love others by taking them to Sunday Heroes Conference (www.heroesdeldomingo.org). Members of ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) and Sunday School teachers will train during main group sessions and 30 breakout sessions. The Learning Read Post
Robert, our National Director of Liberia, is so excited to share Alberta’s story of sight with you.
We’ve been praying for this day since October and we’re overjoyed God has answered in such a big way. For 6 weeks The Story of Jesus booklet will be used in our 27 centers in India. The Story of Jesus is a small (16 or 24 page) comic book style tool in vivid color developed by the David C Cook publishers that reveals how Jesus was born, what miracles He Read Post
We want the children we work with to grow up to be transformed adults who Live for God and Love Others. This not only includes the children, but our staff and everyone involved, including the parents or caregivers. Below are definable and measurable outcomes we use to be intentional about discipleship. Definable and Measurable Outcomes LIVE FOR GOD (2 Cor 5:15): 1. Understands the Gospel and obeys God’s Word (Joshua Read Post
VisionTrust founder, Ernie Taylor, is in India to train our teachers on The Story of Jesus. It is a tool used to communicate the gospel clearly and includes a call to make a decision. Please pray for understanding by the teachers and that many children will have a life of purpose and hope as a result.