Archives for: March, 2012 (subscribe)
Mar 30 2012

Easter in Kenya

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It’s dawn in the village of Burendwa, western Kenya. On a chilly Sunday morning, children wake up anxiously as they wait for their mothers to prepare breakfast. Sebastian rubs his eyes and rises from his bed.
It’s Easter Sunday and all children, youth, women and men are eagerly waiting to go to church and celebrate…

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Mar 30 2012

The Front Lines

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Front lines means the forward line or leading position of battle; often used in evangelical terms to define the leading position of a ministry.

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Adriano is 30 years old and began his career as a third-generation fisherman when he was 15. The way he holds the net, and the way he moves along the beach toward his jangada (a kind of fishing boat), shows he is a man who knows the ocean intimately.

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Thank God for giving us the opportunity to speak for the voiceless children of the world.

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The voices of the Korean Orphans Choir are an echo of the past — an echo that, today, resounds hope for millions of children around the world.

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Mar 28 2012

The Time Has Come

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No matter if our parents loved us or not, whether life has been easy or difficult — God allowed us to be born by His great goodness, wisdom, and love to meet a specific purpose.

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Nate and his family are just over halfway through a 40-day “A Place at the Table” journey of eating what their sponsored child in Haiti eats. They’ve been eating rice, beans, chicken, avocados, bananas and oranges.

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Mar 27 2012

Sent, Not Brought

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The one who is brought may not know the reason why he was brought to a certain area. But the one who is sent has a clear mission to achieve, a clear vision for the purpose of his being sent.

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A lot needs to happen before a sponsor like Gayle can receive a letter from her sponsored child. In this video we see the sponsor side of the sponsor-child letter-writing journey.

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Mar 26 2012

Saving My Generation

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Jochebed faced risks and challenges when she sent her baby down the Nile. Today, we preach Jesus to children or teenagers, and that involves risks and challenges, too.

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Ekwamkrom is a community blessed with a natural water body, the Akora River, which serves as the major source of water for all household needs. But the river is a mixed blessing.

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Even in the depths of the unknown, when fear seeks to rule our hearts, we have a hope that is certain: Our Heavenly Father protects us, His Son lights the way and His Spirit guides our steps.

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Today — World Water Day — it’s necessary to remember that water is life.

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Mar 22 2012

Deserts Like Eden

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As we walk through the journey of life, we might experience some kind of pain: to be rejected by a friend, to lose a loved one, any sickness or injury. But in the midst of our sorrows, the Lord promises to comfort us, look on us with compassion, and make our deserts like Eden.

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Tomorrow is World Water Day! Today is World Puppetry Day, and yesterday was World House Sparrow Day — do these days mean anything?

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Mar 21 2012

Storms

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Do we as Christians, children of God, need to suffer storms in life? What storms are you going through at the moment?

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When the water plant in Colta Monjas Alto stopped working, everybody in the community started to drink piped water that wasn’t treated at all. Little by little, the Colta Monjas Alto inhabitants, especially the children, started to get ill.

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As you struggle through the dark valleys and desperate disappointments of life, know that you are not alone. Your Lord and Savior experienced everything you, and all of humanity, grieve.

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Bucket-Shower

In America, it’s easy to not think about our easy access to water. Or the fact that 783 million people — 11 percent of the global population — do not have access to safe drinking water, let alone bathing water.

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Mar 19 2012

Enter In

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Death. It’s such a difficult thing to try to talk about.

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Jamey is six and had questions for his mom about their trip Mexico. Jamey spends a lot of time reading the Explorer magazine and it has impacted him pretty deeply!

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Letter writing is essential for the special one to one relationship between children and sponsors. Maria from Bangladesh just found out that she has a sponsor and eagerly writes her first letter.

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Mt. Kilimanjaro ascent day was epic, to say the least. It was like Ben Hur, The Odyssey and Lord of the Rings all rolled into one.

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Perhaps you’ve been waiting on something for a long time, and you’re weary. You’re not alone!

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mt kilimanjaro

For four days we hiked up Mt. Kilimanjaro, experiencing breathtaking scenery and great camaraderie along the way. Up to this point, the ever-increasing altitude was not a problem. But would we make it to the summit?

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