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High School Freshmen ‘Translate’ the Beatitudes

Dr. Emily McGowin, assistant professor of theology, at Wheaton College writes:

When I taught high school, one of my favorite assignments was having my ...

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Former Orphan Shares Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Story

Livia Satterfield Young was a 12-year-old girl in a Romanian orphanage when her life was changed--forever--by an Operation Christmas Child shoebox. (Operation ...


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Fearful Adopted Child Finds Unconditional Love

In a recent skills article for PreachingToday, David Prince writes:

I know a family who adopted an older child from an unspeakably horrific orphanage in ...


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Korean Church Rescues Abandoned Children

The documentary film, The Drop Box, tells the remarkable story of Lee Jong-Rak, pastor of Jusarang (God's Love) Community Church in Seoul, South Korea. ...


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86-Year-Old Man Raises $400,000 Over 30 Years for a Children's Home

When Johnny Jennings of Ringgold, Georgia was 18, he made a life-changing visit to a Georgia Baptist children's home. Several children ran up to him and ...


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NFL Star Describes the Mentors Who Helped Him

Professional football player Demaryius Thomas' mother was arrested and sent to prison when Thomas was only 11. "[At the time] my father was in the military," ...


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Man Must Love a Single Mom's Son

Imagine a single mom. Her eleven-year-old loves baseball. Personally, she doesn't care about baseball, but because her son loves it, she hasn't missed ...


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Orphan Grasps the Dignity of His New Name

I have two very special friends whose lives have been a blessing to countless children who have been deformed from birth. They have established an orphanage ...


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Reality Show Reveals Our Need for a Father's Blessing

In the BBC reality show Monastery, a group of five men from diverse backgrounds voluntarily join a Benedictine monastery for a span of forty days. The ...


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Vulnerable Girls in Ethiopia Run to the Church for Safety

While Paul Knight, a pastor from Grand Forks, North Dakota, was visiting Fiche, Ethiopia, he had the chance to meet the little girl his family had been ...


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