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Carrien Blue

If you get the impression our US team is bigger than it actually is, that’s probably because Carrien is taking care of things in the background. Since […]
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Friday Evenings Under the Shady Tree

As the parents in this class begin to understand the developmental underpinnings of their children's behavior, they can begin to overcome generational cycles of using anger and reactive hitting to train their children.

How Farming in Thailand Embodies the Gospel

So what does farming have to do with the gospel?  Farming is food and the gospel has to do with going to heaven, right?  To be […]
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TinTin – Family Support Director

“Don’t give up your dreams. Try to see everything in a positive light. Trust people. Don’t compare your story with other people’s stories. You are not alone in the world.”
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Bird – Family Support Project Coordinator

When you meet Bird you meet a man consumed by ease and joy, no matter the time, day, or circumstance he finds himself in he is […]
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Meet Our Team – War War Lin

I give families encouragement and advice on how to take care of each other. – Moving to Thailand was never part of War War’s plan. Though […]
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Meet our Team – Mawai

I give encouragement. I am a good teacher and a calm presence. - Five years into her life in Thailand, Mawai has overcome and learned much […]

Equipping Local Community Workers: Simply the Story Training

much of the world cannot, or does not, prefer to learn through predominantly literate means. In this context, oral story telling can be a very effective way to communicate.

Winter Farm Update

by Michael McMahon, Charis Teaching Farm Manager & Researcher The Charis Teaching Farm has been in transition with staff changing over, new projects and the dry […]

Resources

There is a lot of research spanning several decades into how institutional care affects children and what is the best care for healthy development in children. […]

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ

How do you pronounce Charis? [kã-ris] What does it mean? Gift, grace, a kindness. Also, in the Bible, God’s power and presence in the earth. Are […]

To Encourage and Empower

I sat on a stool very near to the ground, took in the view, and breathed in the clean mountain air.  The stresses of the last […]