Entries by David Peterka

Expand Our Capacity

As we welcome new girls into our home, we are conscious of the 42-girl waiting list the police gave us. In the next few months, we hope to expand our capacity from 6 to 12 girls. We are trusting in the Spirit to lead us as we discern whom to accept. Even though 36 girls […]

The Good Portion Prayer & Worship Send-Off

When the Saints” & “The Good Portion” team up for a Prayer & Worship night @ Mid-Cities Church (6570 Manchester Rd., 63139) Next Wednesday, April 20th from 6:30 – 8:00pm “I’m so excited to be able to spend my last night with you before heading back to Africa!  Email updates are nice and all, but by far I prefer seeing your […]

Her Father Longs

After posting the story of the 5th girl that entered our home, we received a response from a When the Saints supporter that really moved me. I wanted to share what she wrote. “The story of this precious girl is…. heart wrenching… but more than that. Different than that. I see that smirk upon her face. Forced. […]

A New Year, A New Home

We have outrageously exciting news! After more than three years of faithful sowing and prayer, just before Christmas, the long-awaited day finally arrived and the vision we’ve all shared from the Lord became a reality. The first long term safe-home for teenage girls, who have been sexually abused, is now open in Malawi. While working […]

Mother of the House

We hosted an incredibly powerful prayer and worship night in the home last week and we would like to invite you to pray with us over a few things. Our selection of a housemother. We have asked a few people for recommendations and also went into some churches last Sunday asking for people who might […]

Freedom is Possible Banquet Total

What an amazing banquet we had. Yet again, the Spirit blew through the room in such a mighty way. He continues to be outrageously faithful. We have deep gratitude to those that attended. As a result of the night $24,756 was raised. The video of the whole banquet will be coming in our next update. […]

Praise and A Prayer

It is such an amazing honor to know we have friends who are committed to pray with us over this ministry. “You can tell how popular a church is by who comes on Sunday morning. You can tell how popular a pastor is by who comes Sunday night. But you can tell how popular Jesus is by who comes to the […]

A Look to the Past & A Look Ahead

As we prepare for the opening of the girls home here in Malawi, there’s been a lot going on to get things ready.  From traveling to South Africa to purchase all the furniture needed to planting and expanding our garden which will help the home be totally self sustaining.  It’s been a busy few weeks. […]