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Set The Captives Free-A Prayer For Jean
With Mother's Day fast approaching, our hearts go out to our mothers and grandmothers we have not seen for weeks going on months thanks to the pandemic. Many are actually held hostage in solitary confinement in nursing facilities. But what would you...
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For the Least of These
Jerry Mbokani is my refugee son from Africa. The COVID-19 shutdown in Uganda where he is currently exiled has hit the urban refugee community in ways few of us can possibly imagine. If you are a refugee in the city, you work and then you eat. With all...
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Beauty in the World Remains Constant
I have a dear friend who attended high school with me. He is an outstanding photographer and one of the finest men I know. Once “social distancing” started and he was unable to continue his business travel, he started posting some of his...
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Through My Eyes
I did not go looking for a refugee family in Africa to adopt. They found me. It started as just an ordinary writing assignment for an ever curious storyteller and blossomed into a life altering relationship orchestrated by the ONE who answers our prayers....
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And Then This Happened
The Christmas miracle of 2018 left the challenges of my past in the dust. A job perfectly suited for all my quirks and challenges had been offered. I became a “street walker” in one of the worst opioid counties in Indiana and my assignment...
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When The Brook Dries Up
Has your brook dried up? Is there a drought in the land so severe you have no idea where to turn. This is where Lukendo found himself, just like the prophet Elijah. The brook which supplied sustenance to them both simply dried up. God was about to do...
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Machine Guns and Women's Underwear
What do machine guns and women’s underwear have to do with sending filmmaking equipment to Africa? My missionary friend saw my post from Walmart that I was buying crates to make a shipment to Africa. He sent me a warning that corrupt customs officials...
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Christmas in Africa in August
Not even a power outage could dampen the spirits of Jerry’s family as they eagerly surrounded a big red crate full of Christmas gifts from their American grandmother. The gifts went from Indiana to New Mexico to Uganda with a detour to the African...
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City Life West-Bryant Rhoades and Culinary School
Central Indiana Youth For Christ reaches young people in our inner cities to strategically pursue lost youth and develop them into leaders while engaging them in a life-long relationship with Jesus. We do this through an army of volunteers, ministry...
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Zephyr Neon Manufacturing Co Ltd
Over thirty years ago, on a business trip to Los Angeles, I was introduced to MONA, the Museum of Neon Art. Beyond fascinated and thoroughly mesmerized, at age 30, I returned home to figure how to become a neon artist. Neon manufacture requires fire,...
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