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A Most Unusual Day

A Most Unusual Day

By Jeremy Reynalds, ANS: There are never two days alike in my job as the CEO of Joy Junction, New Mexico’s largest emergency homeless shelter. While I have scheduled meetings, sometimes it’s the unscheduled activities that make the day. Take last Wednesday, for instance. It began with some routine work at my home office, followed […]

Brick Layers needed in Haiti

Brick Layers needed in Haiti

By MNN, Dec. 7, 2012: Haiti ― Do you know how to lay block for a building? If so, you could help kids who have been living in a tent for nearly 3 years. “If you are skilled in block laying, we would love to have you come on our trips,” says Howie Hooper with Orphan’s Heart. The […]

Church Letting Christ Shine in Light of Disaster

Church Letting Christ Shine in Light of Disaster

By MNN, Dec. 5, 2012: India ― At the same time Hurricane Sandy struck the U.S., Cyclone Nilam was destroying livelihoods in coastal India. Flash floods washed away crops, homes, livestock, and people. “How many of us have experienced losing everything?” asks Brent Hample with India Partners. More than 1,300 families in a single village need help, reports one pastor […]

A Door of Hope for Abandoned Babies in South Africa

A Door of Hope for Abandoned Babies in South Africa

By Nico Bougas, ASSIST News Service, Dec. 1, 2012: At least three babies are found abandoned in Johannesburg every day. They are found lying on the side of the road, dumped in garbage cans or tossed in a river. A simple hole in the wall offers these forsaken babies a chance for life. It all […]

Our Visit to the Sahrawi

Our Visit to the Sahrawi

By Den Edwards: I recently spent two weeks in Sahrawi refugee camps near the oasis city of Tindouf, in southwest Algeria. Ten of us volunteers, from teenagers to fifty-somethings, had made the trip from our base in Granada, Spain, to speak and perform in the camps’ schools and community centers. The Sahrawi people are the […]

Proclaim Liberty to the Captives

Proclaim Liberty to the Captives

Watch Clayton Butler of Agape Int’l Missions as he talks about our calling as Christians “to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind” (Luke 4:18 NKJV). Clayton and his team helped transform a whole community by building the two Rahab’s House Community Centers in the heart of Cambodia’s […]

African Christians Unite to Reach Continent

African Christians Unite to Reach Continent

Uniting around the goal to reach the continent, African Christians gather at the “Africans Claiming Africa for Christ” conference. The gathering, hosted every four years in Lusaka, Zambia, highlights projects and initiatives by African Christians to preach the Gospel to the unreached countries of their continent. Believers from Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda and other nations across […]

With a Passion for Justice

With a Passion for Justice

In this video The Centre for Public Christianity (CPX) is interviewing Bethany Hoang of the International Justice Mission (IJM). IJM is a human rights agency that brings rescue to victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. IJM’s justice professionals work in their communities in 15 field offices in Asia, Africa and Latin America to […]

Airlift for 2,000 Christians Trapped in Sudan

Airlift for 2,000 Christians Trapped in Sudan

The Christian human rights group ‘Barnabas Aid’ followed through on their plans to airlift 2,000 Sudanese from Khartoum in Sudan to Juba, the capital of the recently formed South Sudan. Pray for the continued success of the humanitarian effort to rescue these Christian Sudanese who are stranded in a predominantly Muslim country. In the early 1990s, official […]