June 16, 2016 by Relevant Community
This past Saturday, volunteers from Relevant braved the hot temperatures and served a local Karen family at the latest Restoring Dignity project. While there, they ran into Boe Boh, her daughter, and son — members of one of the Karen families that Relevant supported. We were so excited to hear how Boe Boh’s ... continue reading »
July 2, 2013 by Ronnie Rothe
Our desire is that every person of Relevant is serving in a role where they have the opportunity to do what they do best. That is one of the reasons why we have started doing Ministry Spotlights. One of the primary goals when we do Ministry Spotlights is to present serving opportunities based on needed ... continue reading »
June 18, 2013 by Ronnie Rothe
From Joel & Katy Kardell My husband Joel was at the airport when the family first arrived in the United States. They were all very tired and shy. Thee was in a wheelchair, pale in color, and wearing a hat to cover her balding head. She had lost her hair from the chemotherapy she had ... continue reading »
August 6, 2012 by Ronnie Rothe
This week our Karen family met a few more members of the Family Care Team: Steve, Paula, Scott and Nicole. Paula and Steve brought a fruit and veggie tray and the children taste tested a number of unfamiliar items. The children wrote the names and drew a picture to go along with each item ... continue reading »
July 30, 2012 by Ronnie Rothe
As you know, Burma is the nation we believe God has called Relevant to engage long term…specifically with the Karen. Locally, we do many things with Karen refugees, one of them be the sponsoring of new refugee families that end up in Omaha.  We have care teams that work with these families for an ... continue reading »
July 17, 2012 by Ronnie Rothe
We had the opportunity to meet with our family for the first time last Thursday. Thanks to a neighbor who translated for us it wasn’t awkward for long. We introduced the family care team, explained the visitation schedule and brought many gifts…quarters for laundry, grocery store gift cards, bus tickets etc. The mother was grateful ... continue reading »
April 18, 2011 by Ronnie Rothe
As a reminder, the Burmese family of four that Relevant is sponsoring is arriving in Omaha this Thursday evening.  We want to have a huge welcoming party for Kwee Kwee, Tha Nay, and their two young boys.  We have an apartment set up for them we fully furnished, now we want to let them know that there ... continue reading »
April 11, 2011 by Ronnie Rothe
As you know by now (hopefully), we believe the nation that God has called us to engage in for the long term is Burma.  Our main objective with is to serve Burmese refugees locally, and eventually extend our engagement globally – providing a consistent center of glocal missional activity for Relevant people and their friends.  With over 3000 Burmese refugees living ... continue reading »
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