REGISTER for Volunteer Training!

"IT'S TIME!  IT'S TIME! (Did he just say IT'S TIME?)" Friends of Abba's House, it is finally time for our first round of VOLUNTEER TRAINING to prepare for our first families who will arrive to stay with us this summer, Lord willing.  So, to that end, we are asking all who desire to be trained …

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Brother and Sister Refugees

With all the controversy in the media about Muslim refugees, many Americans might not know that our country has historically favored Christian refugees. Many refugees coming to America are Christian (some belonging to minority groups experiencing persecution): Orthodox from Iraq, Pentecostals from Eritrea, Evangelicals from Sudan, Catholics from Cuba and Vietnam, and Baptists from Bhutan …

Practicing Hospitality

What is hospitality? Every culture has its own forms of hospitality. We often take pride in how well our people offer hospitality. As a Texan I do take pride in our sometimes-overbearing Southern hospitality, which does not go over too well in many other parts of the country. Hospitality has a professional side. Hospitality is …

Pray like a refugee

For just a moment, I want you to put yourself in the shoes of a refugee: Picture the home you live in today. Now imagine that you are not allowed to return there this evening. Picture your best friend or sibling. Imagine that you will never see them again after you finish reading this blog …