Columnist Jeremy Willet writes about the importance of child sponsorship programs in Africa and Haiti. He will be posting updates from Haiti as part of RELEVANT and Convoy of Hope’s Haiti School Project.
Columnist Lorae French writes about her impending trip to Eastern Europe to work with orphans and widows.
Columnist Chris Foster, who lives in Cambodia with his wife, writes about how the people in his community take care of one another and don’t take things like clean water and electricity for granted.
Columnist Levi Rogers writes about the prevalence of street youth in Portland and how we are really no different from any of them.
Jarle Aarbakke Tollaksen recounts the first time he countered extreme poverty in Bolivia and how it affected his faith and how he sees the world now while working with Youth With a Mission.
Columnist Jill Hansen describes how three homeless people changed her perception of the people she meets on the street.
Columnist Evan Davies writes about an experience while teaching in Rwanda that helped him lose his doubts about child sponsorship.
Kirk Noonan of Convoy of Hope writes about how an experience of doubting a Haitian man’s ability to successfully dig a well in an arid region relates to the organization’s mission.
Kiran Thadhani, a UN worker living near a refugee camp in Amman, Jordan, writes about loving society’s riffraff—the orphans and widow who have been outcast.
Columnist Danielle Mayfield discusses Kelsey Timmerman’s book Where Am I Wearing? in light of researching sweatshops, consumerism and whether we depend on factory workers or they depend on us.
Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS Shoes, talks about good leadership skills, staying on mission and the fashion business.
James Barnett, the founder of Clothe Your Neighbor as Yourself, writes about his experiences while traveling around the U.S. in his van and finding that neighbors can be further than just next-door.
Adam Bodendieck writes about his experience collecting clothes and distributing them to those living on the streets in St. Louis, Mo.
There are hundreds of homeless teens living on the streets of Los Angeles. One of the groups looking to help them are the filmmakers behind the documentary Spare Some Change.
In his Where Am I Wearing Wednesday column for RELEVANT, Kelsey Timmerman tackles the topic of toxic dumping from denim companies in the country of Lesotho.