A Door of Hope for Zimbabwe’s Most Courageous Women

Violence against women and children is a common phenomenon in Zimbabwe. It occurs, both in the private and public spheres, catalysed by a number of factors that stem from the way in which society is structured. These factors include culture, tradition, religion, politics, and the economy. These factors contribute to shaping societal perceptions of why […]

The Healing at the Pool of Bethesda (John 5:1-9A)

Bible Study for WDP 2020, ZimbabweUlrike Bechmann, Graz (Austria) Some Introductory Words on the Theology of the Gospel of John – The Background The story of the healing at the pool at Bethesda is told twice in the New Testament. The two versions of the Gospel of John (John 5:1-9a) and Mark (Mk 2:1-12) tell […]

2016 Grants

Lydia’s House, St. Louis, MO.  (www.lydiashouse.org)$5,000 Lydia’s House works to end domestic violence by being a place of healing for abused women and their children.  Founded in 1995, it is the only program in the St. Louis area providing confidentially located, transitional housing specifically for abused women and their children.  Their plans for the grant […]