“Whatever you ask in my name…”

Rear-view of Elohim Evangelical School.
Rear-view of Elohim Evangelical School.


The large brick building you see in the photo is Elohim Evangelical School. Inside those walls, our Cross partners are providing a Christian education and daily nutritious meals to 132 poor Peruvian children.

This rear-view of the facility did not seem particularly captivating until a volunteer explained that the dilapidated shack in the foreground used to be the entire school. A lot has changed in a decade! Even while we were on site, construction workers were adding new classrooms.

Constructing new classrooms.
Constructing new classrooms.

It’s encouraging to see how God prospers the work of his people, especially when our prayers become others-focused rather than self-focused. It reminds me of Jesus’ words in John 14, “Whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing… And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.”

-Tony M.


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