The Way God Works…

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth,so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.”         Isaiah 55: 8-9 He has shown you, oh man, what is good and what the Lord requires of you; to … Continue reading

7 Years Ago, 2 Years Ago, Today, and Beyond!

7 years ago today, I, Jesse Rivers, sat on the playground of a children’s home in Mexico, and spent time loving on precious little Angela. As you can see in the picture above, we laughed and played together. Many children and volunteers were all around, but I wanted to be sure to give each individual … Continue reading

Seeking A Part-Time Stipend/Contracted Executive Assistant!

Executive Assistant • Part-time stipend ($400/monthly) position of approximately 10 hours per week. • Work remotely from your location. (Must be US citizen.) • Must have or be working toward a bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, business, communication OR have 1-2 years administrative experience. • Applicants must be detail-oriented and possess organizational, computer and interpersonal … Continue reading

40k For 40k At 40! A New Campaign for Abogar!

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its … Continue reading

Learning From The Young!

Today has for sure been quite a filled and adventuresome day. It has also been a good day for learning and lessons! After a long morning and early afternoon, working with some official people in a process for helping AboGua forward, I, Jesse Rivers, was driving with my assistant, Yesenia, and her assistant, Estefany (16 … Continue reading

What Is Good?

He has shown you, oh man, what is good and what the LORD requires of you; to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God!      — Micah 6:8 As a young boy, I was greatly impacted when I learned the verse above in song form, word for word. I … Continue reading

Tears at Night… Inconsolable Grief!

5 Those who sow with tears     will reap with songs of joy. 6 Those who go out weeping,     carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy,     carrying sheaves with them. Psalm 126: 5-6 There are approximately 153 million orphans recorded around the world. According to UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund), if orphans were a country … Continue reading

Christ Has Come! Merry Christmas 2018!

Tomorrow is my favorite day of the year. Most may assume that this is somehow connected with the habitual practice of receiving gifts on Christmas, but actually that has not been a big part of the celebration of Christmas for me. The reason that tomorrow, Christmas, is my favorite day of the year is because … Continue reading

Warmth at Christmas…

Christmas for many is a great time of family, celebration, and festivities. However, for many in the world, Christmas is a time of great challenge. While in the north it is literally cold during Christmas, the emotional state for many around the world in the holiday season is also very cold! It is hard to … Continue reading