As last week wound down, and then over the weekend, we all heard reports of disparaging remarks about the nation of Haiti and certain unnamed African countries. These reports have sparked many different kinds of responses from people of different faiths and no faith, different political leanings, and different tones.
The humanitarian crisis in Rakhine state of Myanmar against the Rohingya people is of epic proportions not too far removed from the numbers and brutality of tribal conflict in central Africa (Rwanda, Burundi and Congo) of yesteryear and the terrible plight of Syrian and Iraqi refugees of recent and present
Heavenly Treasures — an affiliate of Free Methodist World Missions since 2000 — invites individuals and churches to host a pop-up event at their church, women’s event, community gathering or even in their homes. The holidays are just around the corner, and Heavenly Treasures is a perfect go-to for unique
By Impact Middle East Women in the Middle East often face oppression in society and may be victims of violence in the home. Recently, we created a video, “Jordan: To Have Value,” featuring three refugee women who describe their lives before and after coming to the Impact Middle East church
When Sheila Etherington moved to Rwanda as a missionary in 1983, she worked as a nurse at Kibogora hospital in southwest Rwanda. There, she met and worked with Dr. Al Snyder, who along with others, showed her examples of living a life of servanthood. Etherington served during the Rwanda genocide,
By David and Sarah Clemente, Taiwan and Southeast Asia While talking about the Chinese people from the Mainland, Wendy mentioned stories that her parents told her, Jane recounted some movies describing the beautiful northwest regions of the country and Jenny quoted one of her missionary friends who recently visited this
By Julie Yerger, Rwanda Marianne delivered twin boys at home. She kept them there, because she was hoping to avoid hospital costs. One baby died the first day; the second one she brought to the hospital when he was three days old. He weighed only 2.5 lbs. but was born
Written by Christiana Long, L+L Staff Writer Kati McNamara along with Yoli, a Hungarian native, help run a monthly ladies coffee morning program in Györ, Hungary. The group has met off and on for several years, but for the last couple years, there has been a regular attendance each month.
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