August 4, 2011

  team·work [teem-wurk]   noun 1.  cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team or in the interests of a common cause. The interests of a common cause brought together Anaheim Free Methodist Church and Crossroads Baptist as they came to minister at ZOE last week. It […]

Human Trafficking Stats

August 2, 2011

Human Trafficking Stats Human Trafficking is commonly referred to as today’s “Modern Day Slavery”. Federal law defines “severe forms of trafficking in persons” as: Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of […]

MOMS Club Silent Auction for ZOE

July 25, 2011

MOMS Club Silent Auction for ZOE We are so grateful to the members of the MOMS Club of Canyon Country South for choosing to support ZOE Children’s Homes through their annual silent auction. This caring group of women provided supplies for children rescued from trafficking. They also raised over $2,600 to help fund our local […]

A ZOE Summer Internship

July 19, 2011

A ZOE Summer Internship I did not expect that I would spend part of my summer dressed like a frog! When I became an intern at ZOE International Ministries this summer, I never expected that I would get the privilege of being Hero the Frog, the official mascot for ZOE’s Kids Helping Kids program. Hero […]

Keeping Culture Alive: Part of ZOE’s Fabric

July 12, 2011

Keeping Culture Alive: Part of ZOE’s Fabric The Karen people have been weaving beautiful fabric for hundreds of years. They cultivate cotton and from the harvest they spin their own thread. To create the many vibrant colors on display in any Karen village, the women explore the nearby jungles and forests for a variety of […]

Kids Helping Kids is a Blast!

July 5, 2011

Kids Helping Kids is a Blast! This summer has been an amazing ride for ZOE’s Kids Helping Kids program. Launched in 2007, this program was created by ZOE to help American children learn the value of money and also for them to learn about giving to others who are in need. There is a whole […]

Playing Hairdressers

June 4, 2011

Playing Hairdressers I remember as a little girl getting out all the hair accessories, brushes and combs and playing hairdresser with my mum.  How funny it was one night when the pastor of our church called around to our house unexpectedly and my mum had to answer the door with a very strange looking hair-do!  […]

Bug Swatting

May 29, 2011

Bug Swatting It could almost be a national sport! Walking around the children’s home, you often hear the sound…. “Swoosh…. ZAP!”   As you turn your head in the direction the noise came from, you see the remnants of a fried mosquito or other such creature fall slowly to the ground. The device used to “fry” […]

ZOE Child Rescue: Not Just the Numbers

May 23, 2011

ZOE Child Rescue: Not Just the Numbers One question that we are often asked is: How many children will ZOE rescue? It’s easy to assume, The more children we rescue, the better we are doing our job.†But unfortunately, the reality of human trafficking is that the statistics are stacked heavily against everyone who is […]

ZOE Child Writes About Her Dreams

May 12, 2011

ZOE Child Writes About Her Dreams I am very happy living at ZOE.  The first day that I came, I felt like it was a miracle that I had a new life because ZOE had everything for me:  clothes, food, soap and beautiful shoes. Everybody welcomed me warmly. At that time my heart was beating […]