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Hope Through Education & Family/Child Sponsorship

Only 10% of the estimated 140 million orphans around the world have actually lost both parents. Worldwide, orphanages are full of children who have families who love them, but cannot care for them. Whether that’s a single parent or extended family members or a community that they grew up in. However, as money – especially international money […]

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Eden’s Children

We had entered another world – a small Bangladeshi village surrounded like an island by a sea of flooded rice paddies. Nine years ago, Santali tribal people migrated here, determined to build a better life. Although they earn less than a dollar a day working in the fields, they have built a good life. They […]

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See a Need and Meet it

“If you can’t help 100 people, then just feed one.” ~ Mother Teresa In January I spent time with two indigenous missionaries in Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital of 19 million people and the fastest-growing, most densely populated city in the world. One missionary was a 28-year old single man, Raj*, the other, a middle-aged woman who […]

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The Heart of Missions

Serve the LORD with gladness! ~ Psalm 100:2 My visit to Myanmar (Burma) last month started off on the wrong foot. From a human perspective, we were focused and productive, but I lost sight of the heart of what we do. Thankfully, on my visit to a children’s home Harvest Bridge supports, God used the […]

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Following His Example

“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year…” ~ Charles Dickens  This time last year, I was spending Christmas in Myanmar (Burma) at a children’s home with 18 children. Four were the children of the pastor and his wife who run the home, and 14 were there because […]

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Doing Something with Nothing

“It is true that we may desire much more. But let us use what we have, and God will give us more.” ~ Adoniram Judson; 19th century missionary to Myanmar (Burma) In December I had the privilege of meeting and worshiping with dozens of pastors, missionaries, and their congregations in Myanmar (Burma).  As their sister in […]