Archives for: September, 2012 (subscribe)
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When taking a step of faith, are your goals God-centered and do you have pure motives? Kurt Birky, our Global Brand Development Director uses the Book of Nehemiah to shed light on this question and more.

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Praise God that the secret to being content is not being well fed or living in plenty.

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Eugene, one of our staff members in Kenya shares the three main reasons why slums develop in Kenya.

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Sep 28 2012

Grace of God

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John 6:9 is a miraculous story where Jesus fed 5,000 men (not including women and children). What an amazing thing to be part of a miracle like this.

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Teens in Mexico want to know more about sports, their bodies and the physical changes they were facing. They also want to know about sexuality and issues such as alcohol and drug abuse.

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Have you ever thought about the challenge we Christians are given in Matthew 5:48? “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.”

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Despite oppressive poverty in the Philippines, people here are among the happiest and most fun-loving in the world. Filipinos’ love of music and sports helps them get by in times of lack, hunger and destitution.

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What kind of impression do you want to leave after your departure from an organization, an assembly, or a country where you have served?

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I know it may seem a little early, but now is actually the perfect time to get your Christmas gifts and letters in the mail to your sponsored child.

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Sep 25 2012

Measuring with Mercy

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With a very broken heart, Nancy’s life-changing journey began. The Lord revealed to her that she used two very different yardsticks to measure His gifts of mercy and grace.

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From Cristo Rey de Gloria Student Center (GU-970) in Guatemala. Shaun Groves takes you on a two-minute tour of the child development center and shows you what it looks and sounds like when the children are there.

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Competition often brings conflict, which is natural and can be healthy in the right context. However, it can also divide.

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Pray that your sponsored child would learn responsibility and diligence in the Lord.

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Teens at the Calvary Foursquare Student Center are grateful for their center and for the staff’s care. Especially since they live in rough communities where teen pregnancy, violent gangs and drug abuse are rampant.

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A testimonial life should bear witness for the gospel in word and deed. Will unreached people be able to testify that we are Christians who walk the talk?

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Who would have imagined a boy from a small, agricultural community in southern Cochabamba would become an important member of the Bolivian president’s Cabinet?

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Integrity is a virtue for moral decision making and personal character building.

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Laying the foundation for the Capitol Child Development Center in Haiti

For a number of Haitians, fear is being challenged by hope. Optimism is battling against fatalism.

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Sep 19 2012

Walk the Walk

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Many times we may be the only evidence of God some people see.

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Anita Charles is a wife, mom, software engineer and advocate for our ministry. What is also amazing about Anita? She is a former sponsored child!

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While listening to his teacher, Andy figured out that there are three kinds of pride.

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Ten separate sponsors will win a $25 gift for their sponsored child. Five separate sponsors will win a $100 gift for their sponsored child’s family.

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If unforgiveness is your major area of struggle, would you allow the Holy Spirit to free you?

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What should our theme song be? What about, “Jesus Loves the Little Children?”

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Pray that through the comfort they have received in their troubles, your sponsored child would learn to comfort others.

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