The Christian Broadcasting Network



International Outreach

He Now Calls Her Mama

By Ken Hulme
The 700 Club





Partner With CBN

There are people in this world who are crying out to God for help this very minute. You can end hunger and thirst, bring medical and disaster supplies, provide jobs, and give hope to millions of hurting people. When you join, you help preach the Gospel in 147 countries and territories and 65 languages around the world. Do something that will last for eternity.

Partner Today

Find out more about how CBN partners are making a world of difference...

 
Partner Profiles

Freedom from Financial Fear

Escaping the Paycheck to Paycheck Life

You Can Love Your Work

 
 

CBN.com — Philippines

Menchie and her husband were already raising their own children when they decided to take in their 2-year-old nephew, Joseph, who had become an orphan.   The toddler was thin and malnourished when he arrived at his new home.            
 
“I knew we had to take in—no matter what,” Menchie told CBN.  “We didn’t know how we would manage financially but we wanted to give them a home.”      
 
Right at the time they took Joseph in, CBN started a program in the community to help children like Joseph.  Each month we gave the family extra food to help the boy gain weight.    We provided free vitamins and medical check-ups for all the kids in the community.   And finally, to help Menchie relieve some of that financial stress at home, we gave her a grant to start a small business.  
 
“I’ve always wanted to have a small grocery store,” said Menchie with a smile.  “Now, we’re not just selling food we sell school supplies, clothes, even umbrellas!”
 
Today, Joseph is a healthy, active 5-year-old who likes playing with friends and going to school!  

We also learned that he no longer thinks of Menchie as his “auntie”—He now calls her mama. 
 
“Thank you for all CBN has done to help Joseph and our entire community,” said Menchie.

CBN partners are making a difference in the lives of hurting people throughout the world. If you are not a partner, please join today. Your gifts make it possible to provide a tangible future to those in desperate need, bring medical services to the sick, help feed and clothe children here at home and overseas, and broadcast a message of hope around the world. Become a CBN partner today!

  • Translate
  • Print Page


CBN IS HERE FOR YOU!
Are you seeking answers in life? Are you hurting?
Are you facing a difficult situation?

A caring friend will be there to pray with you in your time of need.

Become a CBN Partner and receive:
Living Under God's Blessing

CBN Partners are making a difference sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Find out how...


Email iconSign up for E-mail Updates Full List

 E-mail: 
Do You Know Jesus
Grow In Your Faith

Need Prayer?

Call 1-800-823-6053
Email your prayer request