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Beyond the Four Walls…and Borders

When the poor and needy search for water and there is none, and their tongues are parched from thirst, then I, the Lord, will answer them. I, the God of Israel, will never abandon them. (Isaiah 41:17, NLT) Scripture repeatedly … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Look After Orphans

What can one person do? “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultess is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” (James 1:27) But how … Continue reading

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Short-term Missionaries Moving From Suffering to Hope

As a short-term missionary, you will find suffering. You will find brokenness. How can we ever be equipped? Your mindset as a short-term missionary needs to reflect your embrace of God’s sovereignty and His grace. You must recognize that you … Continue reading

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Walking with Your Short-term Missionary

In the coming weeks, short-term mission teams will head out to partner with missionaries across the globe. If your son, daughter, grandchild, cousin or friend will be serving on a team, consider how you can walk alongside him or her … Continue reading

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How the Church Showed Up One NYC Evening

Dusk fell. City lights flickered on. We walked to Triangle Park …  small bit of park between several converging NYC streets. Patches of weeds broke through the hard-packed dirt, thick urban-patina covered the three benches. A couple scraggly trees canopied … Continue reading

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Moving Student Ministry into Mission Mindset

She came because a friend invited her. She stayed because she liked to serve. She grew because the Lord worked in her heart. Students get connected to our church community in many different ways. One of the most effective has … Continue reading

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