Entries by Melanie Slates

SAVE THE DATE! It’s our 5th Annual WtS Dinner Banquet

(It’s not a wedding, but it is the…) 5th Annual WtS Dinner Banquet Fundraiser!!! When; Saturday, November 7th, 6:30 pm Where: Bonhomme Presbyterian Church 14820 Conway Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017 Why: Celebrate what Jesus has been doing and join in as we move forward! What you can do now.  1. Begin to cover the banquet in prayer 2. […]

The Trifecta of Awesomeness

Out of all of the 8 trips I’ve taken to Malawi I would have to say that this last trip was unlike all of the others. Being there for 4 months, I spent the full summer there and could not have dreamed up some of the things that happened. -“People were created to be loved. Things were […]

RECAP: Our Trip to South Africa

Thank you for your prayers. It seemed an impossible task to bring everything together for our trip to South Africa. I’m really thankful that what seems impossible never seems to hinder WtS from moving towards it. The deception of what this world claims should or shouldn’t be, is not the same reality which our faith allows us to […]

The Story Behind the Transformer

It is rare, but sometimes the government will give a transformer to a community project like ours if it will also benefit the surrounding villages. A transformer takes electricity from one voltage and changes it into usable voltage. However, when the flooding happened down south a few months ago, government resources were redirected. We lost […]

One Step and Again – Moving Forward

My brother and I have been here for over a week and a half already. So far we have been able to see smooth strides forward toward the opening of the safe home. After my last visit to Malawi over 5 1/2 months ago, I returned to a number of things that had advanced. Our […]

WtS Partners With Give STL Day, May 5th

One of the three main things that we do apart from the counseling with girls and the discipleship with men is evangelism in villages. We show the Jesus film, preach the gospel and praying individually over people. We believe it is a very important aspect in seeing systemic redemption come to the foundation of the […]