MARLENE ALLEN's Mission Blog

Archive for May, 2016


Well-meaning but Damaging Visits to Orphanages

The above picture is the only one I can think of to introduce what I want to share with you today.            Have you ever visited an orphanage or have hopes of doing so one day? For those of us who have, it really was a moving experience. The children were usually very […]

Confessions of an Orphanage Founder

I am thankful for a God who takes us into deeper revelations of His heart season by season. What was done and said years ago changes because today we know more and are held accountable for that knowledge. That is what I feel about orphan care. In 1999 our small family moved to the hills of Northern […]