THE HEART OF A VOLUNTEER

Feedback from Petra Institute’s Volunteers Many non-profit organisations would not be able to do the work they are doing without the help of volunteers. To many, volunteering is a foreign concept, and yet, in 2018, more than 77 million people in America has done some...

EQUIPPING LEADERSHIP IN CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

‘’I realised if you can change a classroom, you can change a community, and if you can change enough communities, you can change the world.’’ – Erin Gruwell Petra Institute has always equipped leaders with multiplication at the core of its training methodology. A...

THE LOVE OF A FATHER

Absent earthly fathers: the ripples on society Regarded as the first global study on fatherhood, the SOWF (State of the World’s Fathers) report sites a number of vital facts about the importance of fathers on the development of children’s lives, including: Involved...

COMMUNITIES WHERE CHILDREN THRIVE

By: Jan Grobbelaar Most people would say they desire that the children around them would be happy, that they would thrive and reach their full potential as human beings. Unfortunately, this does not happen in all contexts or environments in which children grow up. The...