Sandra Obenewa Twum Surgery (Age 10)
This is an evaluation report from the teaching hospital in Accra for one of our patients, Sandra Twum (age 10). Time is of the essence, and we could use your help to sponsor this surgery. Although we don’t normally sponsor surgeries, we are committed to helping Sandra. Her leg is finished and ready to use, but this issue needs to be... [Standing…]
The Cross Before Me
Thirty years ago this month, Gracie Parker Rosenberger experience a horrific car accident that led to 78 operations, the amputation of both legs, non-stop searing pain …but also an amazing journey of seeing God’s purpose and faithfulness. One of the most poignant chapters in her book, this is the account of her waking up after being unconscious... [Standing…]
“Jesus, Only You Can Save Me Now!”
Click Below To Hear Gracie’s Interview on Peter’s Show (11/17/2013)
When catastrophic events occur, God often sends extraordinary people to help serve as sources of poignant life lessons. This story is about one of those remarkable individuals: a tiny, ancient nun who ignored the misguided demands of a teenager facing a lifetime of... [Standing…]
Veterans’ Day 2013
November 18, 1983, is a day that will always cause a bit of reflection for us. Gracie’s car accident that day changed her life forever, as well as the lives of so many others – and still more to come. As Gracie lay trapped in her car with her broken body and feeling the life literally draining from her – while staring into the fires... [Standing…]
An American Family
We Will Stand
During the summer of 2003, my husband, Peter, and I flew to Washington, DC for our first trip to one of the most famous hospitals in America. Senate majority leader, Bill Frist (TN) and Senator Rick Santorum from Pennsylvania invited us to speak and perform at a dinner hosted by the National Republican Senatorial Committee... [Standing…]
“You Might Be A Caregiver If ….”
Listen to Peter’s interview with the Oak Ridge Boys’ Joe Bonsall discussing his father and mother from his book, GI Joe. You will love hearing the story of this inspiring American Family.
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One Weary Heart at a Time
“How can you laugh when you’ve served as a caregiver for nearly thirty years through all the brutal challenges that your family continues to endure?”
This was how a conversation started recently when talking to a woman caring for her aging parents. Continuing on, she stated, “I love to laugh and carry on, but when the topic comes to my family... [Standing…]
Life and Limb Bags
In my experience, I have discovered that the greatest issue caregivers struggle with is not insurance but rather assurance: they’re frightened, burned-out, and daily wondering if they will survive caring for their loved one. Drawing upon my own three-decade journey of leading my family through a medical nightmare, I decided to wade into this... [Standing…]
Team Leaves For Ghana On Thursday 9-19-2013
In addition to a prosthetic limb, each patient receives a Life and Limb Bag (we thought it was a clever name!). This nylon bag can be worn as a backpack, and contains hygiene materials for cleaning the new liners and sleeves …as well as the patient’s limb. Things such as anti-perspirant help keep the limb dry so that no blisters or... [Standing…]
Acknowledge the Pain
There are only a few days left to go, and a some of the team members need a bit more help with funds. By clicking the button below, you can help sponsor a team member – or sponsor a limb.
Take a moment to give the gift that keeps on walking! It’s just THAT easy!
During our team’s May trip, we not only treated patients, but set up... [Standing…]
Why Do Faith Healers Wear Glasses?
Caregivers struggle with acknowledging their own pain, hurts, and fears. How does it help the suffering loved one …if the caregiver is crippled by their own struggle?
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Many living with chronic suffering know from experience that stepping into some churches can be hazardous to your faith. Admonishments such as, “if you had enough faith, Jesus would heal you,” are not uncommon directives from church folk who are not only poorly educated in what the Bible teaches, but also suffer themselves - from a deplorable... [Standing…]
Defining The Problem
Eight years ago, we arrived in Ghana loaded with supplies and unsure of what we’d find. The limb center there was in much need of repair, and the technology, well …patients were receiving carved wooden legs.
Now, the technicians we train and equip are making custom-fit, brand new, high-performance carbon-fiber sockets with amazing components... [Standing…]
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Peter Rosenberger addressing the need for a comprehensive plan to minister to and care for those serving as volunteer caregivers for a chronically ill, disabled, or elderly loved one.
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