Shopping to Support HOL

Shopping to Support HOL: Kroger Rewards, Amazon Smile and More...

Whether picking up your weekly groceries or searching for a one-of-a-kind gift for someone, the way you choose to shop can give back to Homes of Love!
Here are a few examples of how to make that happen. Happy shopping!

Kroger Community Rewards

Buying groceries for your family can also help feed Homes of Love children! Just sign up for Kroger Community Rewards, use your Kroger Plus Card when you...


Build-A-Bear Travels (Part 5)

Rex Travels to Southeast Asia (Part 5)

The day finally came for me to meet my forever friend, Lam! This was why I traveled so far: to be Lam’s friend when he is scared, happy, excited, or lonely. I am a gift he will never forget. Thanks to Cassie for taking me on the journey, and to all of you for loving my new friends in HOL. - Rex...


Build-A-Bear Travels

Rex, the Build-A-Bear, Travels to Southeast Asia

Hi, I'm Rex! I'm one of the Build-a-Bears that many of you made this summer for the new Homes of Love children in Southeast Asia. Join me this week as I share about my recent trip around the globe to meet my new friend Lam*.

I left Knoxville,...


January 2018 Trip to Asia

January 2018 Trip to Asia

Earlier this year I somehow found myself halfway across the world roaming around a Cambodian fishing village trying to figure out what we were supposed to be filming next.

With a camera in hand and all my gear on my back, I was hot, tired, and confused as to why God had me there in that moment. Why Cambodia? Why me? We were around some of the poorest people in the world, and we had...


A Prayer Walk - Part 2

A Prayer Walk - The Journey Continues (Part 2)

In Part 1, we shared the story of a prayer walk that led to the first Home of Love in Vietnam. Today, we want to share with you the recent journey of that home... 

In 2005, after living there for four years, our first HOL family needed to move from their first home. It was owned by a pastor who planned to return to the house at the time of his retirement. We had


A Prayer Walk - Part 1

A Prayer Walk: the Start of a Journey

Can you think of a moment in your life when you know that the Lord has clearly been at work? Those moments where He quietly shifts plans and aligns events? For Homes of Love, one of those times was in October 2000...

A group traveled from Knoxville, Tennessee to pray in Vietnam. Gary and Debbie Chesney had originally planned to be on this trip, but felt the Lord leading them to stay behind. 

Sue Dee...