Eugene Cho

My 5 Personal Advice for Social Innovation (and for the White House Conference).

Hi friends, readers, visitors, and stalkers:

Thanks for keeping up with my blog. I’d like to ask you to lift up a prayer for me. Sometime later today, I have the honor and privilege to be one of 10 speakers at the inaugural White House Faith-Based Social Innovators Conference.

Here’s the official verbiage and part of the invitation:

The White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, in coordination with the Office of Public Engagement, would like to invite you to speak at an event at the White House on Wednesday, July 11. We are hosting a forum to discuss the important role that faith-based social innovators play in expanding opportunity and addressing social issues.

Part of the program will include “TED-style” sessions where we will highlight the work of several leaders Read the rest of this entry »

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My prayer for my kids: Love God. Love people. And be there for one another for life. Most of us take water for granted.  It's as easy as turning on our faucet but approximately 748 million people in the world still lack access to clean water. This past December,  I had the privilege of visiting Myanmar and vividly remember walking the journey of what many have to do when they go to a nearby pond to get their water. As you can imagine, many get sick... We can't change the entire world but we can impact the world of some and most importantly, be changed ourselves. Partner with @onedayswages @worldconcern @miir to come alongside 7 villages in Myanmar that were devastated by Cyclone Nargis in 2008. - http://onedayswages.org Couple special days encouraging pastors and leaders from the beautiful state of Montana. Took some personal time for self-care to hike up this cliff. @SeattleQuest is on the move! Lots of mixed emotions but grateful for God's provision. We hope to move in to our new home this October.

Visit eugenecho.com to read the details and how you can pray for us. This is Makhosi Simelane - a Zulu woman in rural South Africa. There’s something about this smile that exudes hope.

@OneDaysWages is proud to launch our 75th partnership. This time with @ZimeleUSA. This grant will come alongside 150 Zulu women with training, skills, and tools. When a woman gains the farming skills to feed her children and increase her family's income,  that's what we call empowerment. 
Check out onedayswages.org. Yo. I have 5 audiobooks of my book, Overrated, to giveaway. Simply like and tag someone that might enjoy the ebook special. 
Will notify winners by Sat am.

my tweets

  • If you want to seek the peace of the city, you have to engage the conflicts of the city. http://t.co/9v8bUH2FXy || 20 hours ago
  • My prayer for my kids: Love God. Love people. And be there for another for life. instagram.com/p/0oavE9yWTz/ || 1 day ago
  • RT @OverratedBook: "When you're done talking about the Gospel and are ready for your walking to be the Gospel: Start here." @AnnVoskamp htt… || 1 day ago
  • "God does not call us to be successful, but God calls us to be faithful." ~ Mother Teresa || 2 days ago
  • Thank you, Kara Tippetts. For your faithfulness. For a life well lived. In our grieving, we also rejoice in your full restoration in Christ. || 2 days ago
  • There are things that we aspire to and things that we're wired for. Knowing the difference makes all the difference. || 3 days ago
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