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Spotlight on Project 82 in Kenya

What does the face of poverty look like? Poverty is that thing you have when you don’t have anything else. Project 82, our missions partner in Kenya, reaches far beyond poverty and into the depths of human suffering. It is easy to imagine that the people in the worst possible situation are those who have…

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It’s Hard to Believe What God is Doing in South Asia

I was blessed to have the opportunity to travel to South Asia twice this year to share in ministry with one of our strategic ministry partners, Hope for Today. What a joy it was to walk and work alongside some amazing Christian leaders doing more ministry with fewer resources than I could even imagine if…

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Update From the ILI Women’s Conference

Greetings from Bhubaneswar! As soon as Sue Stone and I arrived for the ILI conference, it became apparent the Lord had come ahead of us. We were expecting 45 women from the Orrisa area, but the National Leaders’ phones were ringing off the hook. “We have more coming,” they said! The Lord has brought over…

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The Gospel is Spreading in Hard to Reach Places! (Part 2)

Last week I sent out an email sharing about how Mt. Bethel UMC is supporting and training leaders in India and Nigeria through International Leadership Institute (check out last week’s blog). Now that the conferences are over, I wanted to send a brief update about some of the fruit we can already see in the…

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The Consignment Sale at Work in Romania

After the sale ends and the funds are disbursed, many of the best consignment sale stories begin. This summer, the consignment sale was in Romania. How? Consignment sale funds paid for VBS through Life Academy, which included lunch and craft supplies for 63 children. Here’s a recount of the day from Cecilia Rider, one of…

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Children Learning the Power of Prayer

In July, the kids in Children’s Worship have been learning to PUSH – Pray Until Something Happens. This past Sunday, they learned how to pray for our missionaries’ safety, families, and ministries. As Ms. Brittany had the kids partner up back-to-back on the floor with arms linked and push into each other to stand together,…

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Connecting With Romanian Youth

A glimpse into one evening spent with the youth in Romania… We had dinner with the teens and young adults before our discussion began. There were about 36 of us altogether, some familiar faces and some new. Cristi had collected questions from the young people and sent them to us. We chose 4 of the questions which…

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Change a Diaper, Change a Life

During our June mission trip to Kenya, we saw a small but mighty example of how God is at work in our ministry there. While we were at our Neema Infant Rescue Home, a young lady with a tiny five week-old baby came to the house. Someone in town had directed her to us. She was escorted into our home…

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