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Stories from the mission field of hope, love, and the life-changing impact of cross-cultural relationships rooted in Christ.

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What West Virginia Taught Me

I thought I would be interacting with kids in the community, maybe learning a bit more about construction, and facilitating the schedule for the teams that came through. While this was all true, it was also so much more.

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Introducing RISING ó A New Way to Live Your Mission

When we see the widening gap between those who have opportunity and resources compared to those who don't, we think it should matter. Community empowerment is part of our mission so we can address this disparity that steals hope and erodes people's sense of worth and dignity.

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Unlikely People in an Unlikely Place: Christmas in Modern Day Bethlehem

Jesus knows what itís like to be a nobody in the midst of chaos. He understands the plight of the weak, the lowly and the marginalized. He lived it.

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The Thrill of Hope

The hundreds of volunteers that have shown up to work on homes over the past seven months have been able to accomplish insurmountable amounts of work, but I canít help think that thereís a greater hope being built along the way...

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We Need Each Other

During these outreaches, is where it really struck him of the humanity in everyone. I think a lot of times it can be very easy to look down on or think less of people that are different than us...

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Let's Go to the Beach

We piled kids and leaders into vans and convoyed it to Fort Popham. An hour later, we found ourselves in the middle of the old fort, seemingly built just for us with lots of places to run around...

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A Life Hidden in Christ

Each day we run a kids club with the Salvation Army in the morning, and this week we started another kids club at the Autumn Woods Apartments in Bladensburg, Maryland. At first we were not very sure what to expect.

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Hurricane Michael: Where There Is Need, There Is Jesus

It will be months and months and maybe even years before the Panama City area can return to its original normal, but there is a resilient spirit that is rising up within its residents.

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A Week on the Rez

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of new faces, long and beautiful car rides, loaded grocery trips, Home Depot runs, and fellowship with our incredible Navajo community partners. J.R. and his wife, Mary Lou, pastor House of Joy Church that sits atop Black Mesa, AZ, just walking distance from a breathtaking canyon.

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The 3 S's in New York City

With a surplus of ministries, including soup kitchens, kidsí day camps, and Bible studies, the Salvation Army continues to bring glory to God each day.

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