There is a lot of excitement this month in the Alongsiders International office as we launch the brand new Discipleship Training Manuals
The story of Serey Choeng, one of the earliest leaders of Alongsiders in Cambodia, embodies many of the lessons we have learned.
His story doesn't have a Hollywood ending, but you'll be surprised what you learn from this young man.
We want to be very clear about how God has called us to serve.
Saron says, "I saw her situation..."
Sorn may not seem like much. If you were looking for a leader, or a game changer, a guy like Sorn might not turn your head.
How could I possibly love a family and community so much and still walk away?
This is what happens when two young women step out of their comfort zones.
Why Alongsiders is telling narratives of poverty differently.
Opening gates for excluded children...
Encouragement starts with a relationship.
I went to a rural church to follow-up with a group of Alongsiders, and I asked them how they chose their little brothers and sisters from all the children in the community. One of the young women started to cry as she answered...
"I want to work in Korea", he said
Something powerful happens when hundreds of young people gather together for camp...
Here at Alongsiders we say, "It takes a spider to repair it's own web." Here's the secret.
In the days following her mother’s death, I remember longing to know how Dai, my 8 year old neighbor in this Phnom Penh slum, was doing.
We first met Teara and his siblings when their mother was dying. The last few months of her life were hard and they struggled to survive in a tiny shack that had a broken roof and walls.
“I grew up without a father and we were very poor and it was difficult to get by. One day, a young man, Lee, who was older than me, asked me if I wanted to become his little brother…