A note from John 1/26/21

How important is education? In America, education is the key to success, generally speaking. Education is highly correlated with income. An adult with only a high school education is 20 times more likely to receive welfare, and about 8 times more likely to be unable to work because of a disability. Indeed, a strong education […]

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A note from John 9/1/2020

A New Future for Malawi and a New Building for the Orphanage!  By: John Sklenar A wonderful event has happened in Malawi that will most likely positively impact the country, as well as, one we expect to benefit the El-Shaddaih Orphanage. The people elected a new president in Malawi. Amid claims of irregularities surrounding the […]

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A note from John 6/1/2020

Hello everyone! Although we’ve been silent on here for a while, there have been many exciting things happening with El-Shaddaih Orphanage and Blessings for El-Shaddaih (BESI). Before we get into everything that’s been going on, I’d like to give a brief overview about BESI and our family’s involvement in the El-Shaddaih Orphanage. The primary purpose […]

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A note from John 7/30/2019

Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their misfortune and to keep oneself unstained by the world.  James 1:27 I believe in miracles. I have come to expect them, knowing that the Lord is involved in the details of our lives. A recent trip to […]

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A note from John 2/11/2019

In 2016, a fellow church member, Natalie Stephens came to me about an orphanage in Malawi that desperately needed help feeding some children. (I was an elder at Central Church at the time.)  In order to make sure that we would be good stewards of the Lord’s money, we set out to find out more […]

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