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The Labors of Mrs. Langhu

India

March 12, 2014

The people of northeast India had given me more with their simple kindnesses than I could ever have given them as a volunteer schoolteacher.

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What Does it Take?

March 11, 2014

Being willing and adjusting – are the two most desirable qualities in a volunteer. Those who develop these qualities make wonderful, successful volunteers. I am often asked what it takes to serve as a volunteer and this is my typical answer – be willing and flexible.

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Dangerous Friendship

March 8, 2014

I grew up in a religious family in western Nigeria. When I was 16, my aunt asked my parents to allow me to live with her. She promised to pay my school fees and see that I continued my education.

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Jean Paul's Joy

March 8, 2014

Jean Paul was sad and lonely. He wanted to make friends, but other children avoided him or acted as if they didn’t see him. Recess time was the hardest for Jean Paul. The children often played soccer, his favorite game. But he wasn’t invited to play.

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Christianity Brings Sanity

March 5, 2014

When a Muslim converts to Christianity, the family totally rejects that person; in fact, the person is usually declared to be dead. Therefore, any one who kills the person who has converted to Christianity is acclaimed by other Muslims.

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The Curse That Saved a Family

March 1, 2014

Pain shot through Maxwell’s knee, and he fell to the ground in agony. His soccer teammates helped him off the field and to the campus nurse. When the pain persisted for more than a few days, the nurse urged Maxwell to see a doctor.

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Faithful Eil-Ann

March 1, 2014

“I’ve studied hard, but I know that the tests will be hard. Teacher told us that people from the government will be there to make sure nobody cheats.”

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Global Mission Organizer Dies

February 26, 2014

Charles Taylor, one of the earlier organizers of Global Mission, dies at 92-years old in Tennessee.

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First Impressions

February 26, 2014

Maxwell is a bit of a ways away from Nairobi. It used to be a game park. Some time ago, it was possible to feed giraffes at maybe the same place that my room is located now.

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Serving God on Satan's Ground

February 22, 2014

Pastor Frank carefully descended the steep mountainside toward the raging river in the gorge below. He was on his way to hold meetings in a mountain village in the heart of Papua New Guinea. Because there are no roads in the area, the only way to reach the village was to follow the narrow path.

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