News & Announcements
March 16, 2015
Empower Trip Report January 2015
Uganda, Burundi, Kenya, Ethiopia, and India Carrie Miles, Donell Peck, and Mary Dee Foft By Carrie Miles This trip report will come in two sections. This first section is a succinct account of the state of Empower and our progress in the countries we visited. There will be photos but my website is not […]
December 6, 2014
Exciting Journey to Africa and India Starts January 2
by Carrie Miles Empower is once again starting off the year early (if you are going to India, you have to go in the winter due to weather conditions). Carrie Miles, Donell Peck, and new Empower minister Mary Dee Foft (welcome Mary Dee!) have plans in place for an exciting program. January 2 — depart […]
December 6, 2014
2014 Annual Report
Empower 2014 Annual Trip Report
September 10, 2014
Praise for CTB from Malawi
Dear Linda and Russ, We thank God for the safety that you are back home with joy. We thank you for your commitment in training the people on Created to Belong. My life and of those who attended the trainings have really changed. Thank you for the care, love and meals which we shared together. I am leading [on-going studies […]
September 6, 2014
David Wanyonyi, Kenya
NEW MAN NEW WOMAN SEMINAR REPORT ,MAY 15- 17 2014 AT SOI SAMBU WESTERN KENYA BY APOSTLE DAVID WANYONYI Love and greetings in the Name of Jesus our Lord. I am sorry to have not reported this report on time, we had bad internet connections here and we had no power for some week. This […]
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May 6, 2015
Christians today are confronted with many contrary voices on issues of gender, self, and relationship. Join us at Biola University’s Thrive meeting as Empower International president Carrie Miles shares some of what she has learned about the Bible’s surprising answers to these dilemmas in her work in Africa—and about their applicability in the United States.
7:00 – 8:30
Mosaic Cultural Center
13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, CA 90639
June 4 – 6
Created to Belong: How to Transform Our Broken Beginnings and Build Belonging
June 4, 12 – 5; and June 5, 10 – 6
$40 for materials, breaks, and lunch on June 5
Based on attachment theory, Created to Belong is designed to help caregivers of at-risk children cope with their special needs. Human infants are hardwired neurologically to connect to an attachment figure. This horizontal attachment to our primary caregiver is meant to reflect the vertical attachment relationship we were created to have with God. When this happens poorly, it affects our ability to trust God, have empathy for others, and develop a sense of right and wrong. Understanding this human attachment not only allows us to transform broken beginnings, it equips us to have a deeper and more intimate relationship with God.
June 6, 10 – 6
$30 for materials, breaks, and lunch
Healing from Trauma CAN happen. Sometimes God miraculously heals instantaneously. More often, however God uses other people to help in the healing process.This seminar looks at some of the most effective ways to help with that healing, whether for others or for ourselves.
Instructor: Linda Ikeda, RN, LMFC and director of Created to Belong, Empower International Ministries. A practitioner with many years of experience helping foster families, she has taught Created to Belong and Healing from Trauma widely in both the United States and Africa.
Location: Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 13922 Prospect Ave, Santa Ana. Fellowship Hall, room 503. Please email EIM@fastmail.fm to reserve your spot.