What Are You Doing?

Jesus has come into our lives, and because of that, somehow there is the light and the certainty that things will be better. What you are doing for Emilda has inspired the children of the student center, as well as our church. The possibility of Emilda going to the Special Olympics sets the bar of hope so much higher for everyone.

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Are We People Who Reflect God’s Heart?

How can the lessons of marriage develop into a mindset that is constantly more selfless?

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Expressing Need While Maintaining Dignity

How should we express the urgent needs of the children in our programs while maintaining their dignity?

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Behind the Façade, This Is God’s Island

What does a child do when her greatest earthly protector turns out to be a predator? What does she think about her heavenly Father when her earthly father is her abuser?

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Where’s the Poverty?

The presence of dignity doesn’t equal the absence of poverty.

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Hope Breaks Into a Tortured Life

Sneha cried in a shrill voice from her room, “Please somebody save my daughter … he will kill us both!” Neighbors rushed over and broke open the door to find Sneha tied and drenched in kerosene. Her husband had tied her up with her 3-year-old daughter to be burned alive.

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But Jesus Cares

In Codó, a forgotten city in the northeast of Brazil, the gospel is being preached through attitudes and community service.

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This Is Where You Come In

Child development specialists say that 18-year-old Emilda Soriano has the mental capacity of a 3-year-old. But this hasn’t prevented her from qualifying to represent the Philippines in track and field at the International Special Olympics in Athens, Greece this summer. Let’s raise the money to send Emilda to Greece.

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The Making of a Special Olympics Champion

“My problem was she couldn’t run in a straight line,” Coach Gen explains. In several of the local competitions in Iloilo, Emilda lost some races because she would crisscross from lane to lane.

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Life in Shinyanga, the Cattle Capital of Tanzania

The church in Shinyanga has not been very strong for the past several decades because of the mobile nature of people. People have being practicing traditional religions.

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