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Working with Refugees, Stage 1 Continued: Build Trust

Faith-based work with refugees is grounded in prayer and direction from God. Moving into ministry to refugees includes an awareness of many different aspects of culture, correct assessment of their needs, and the willingness to forge solid relationships.

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Missionary Spotlight Update: Cameron and Jessica Armstrong

Armstrong family

In 2011, Jessica and Cameron Armstrong married and pursued their calling from God to Bucharest, Romania. The couple struggled to make friends until their daughter, Sara, was born in 2016.

Global Hunger Awareness. Sharing Meals. Sharing Stories.

Global Hunger

“I’m starving.” We say it all the time when our meals are a little late, or we are dieting. Most of us know that our next meal is right around the corner, and our biggest challenge is which restaurant to choose.

Compassion for Others

Developing compassion

Our preschoolers are growing up in a “me” world. A look at today’s advertising shows this fact as we are encouraged to do what is best for me, satisfy our own wants, and think of me first. Preschoolers grow up thinking that the world revolves around them and their needs. Preschoolers need to be nurtured to be compassionate toward others.

Making Disciples at the Football Stadium

Fall is here, and with it comes colorful leaves, back to school shopping, and, yes, football!  And, football brings opportunities for making disciples.

Global Hunger Relief: Helping Children Respond

Each October, Southern Baptists work together to focus on Global Hunger Relief and respond to the issues of hunger in the United States and around the world. 100% of all gifts to the Global Hunger Relief offering go directly toward meeting hunger needs.

A Rare Diamond

Inez and Noel Taylor

For ten dollars, you can spend the day sifting through 37 acres of plowed field in Arkansas searching for gems at the eighth-largest diamond producing volcanic crater in the world. Any diamonds you find are yours to keep. I spent the day there without much success.

Teaching Girls to Pray Scripture

Praying Scripture can be as simple as reading a Scripture passage and rephrasing it as a prayer.

Reflections from Camp Staff Reunion

Dock at sunrise Lake Yale, FL

Alligator stories, bunk beds, the dock at sunrise, and friendships renewed. Last weekend was filled with these things and more as I attended a reunion of camp counselors from Girls in Action (GA)/Acteens camp.

Creating a Safe Learning Environment for Children Who Learn Differently

When we create learning environments for missions education, we often forget to plan for children who learn differently. Many preparations for children who learn differently are easy to include in the classroom, but there may be some that you haven’t considered.

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