World

2013 Year in Preview

The very fact that you are reading this means the world didn’t end on December 21, 2012 as the doomsday prophets predicted. 2013 has arrived with its own set of challenges and opportunities for the 7 billion of us walking this planet. Here’s a look at some of the things that 2013 is likely to […]

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Why Should We Care About Israel?

Nestled on the eastern side of the Mediterranean Sea, Israel is a nation with a rich and unique history. Covering an area of just under 8,000 square miles, Israel is one of the leading producers and exporters of citrus, and is a pioneer of agricultural and fishing technology. Throughout recorded human history, Israel remains unique […]

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An Impossible Choice

Only a few years ago, the 50 percent HIV/AIDS infection rate on Mfangano Island, one of Kenya’s poorest communities, was among the highest in the world. A culture of prostitution and sexual promiscuity facilitated the rapid spread of HIV which ultimately decimated an entire generation. Like so many of his generation, a man by the […]

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Go Forth & Feed My People

It is instilled in all of us to live and, in order to do so, we seek the things pertinent to our survival: breathing, shelter, water and sustenance. There is nothing as troubling as going without these necessities. Just as a fish without water, a child without food suffocates. In the Bible there are numerous […]

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Recognizing Success

At the International AIDS Conference, Christian groups feel more at home than in the past By Emily Belz (WNS)–The weeklong International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., has brought together disparate players on the issue: government officials, gay activists, African bishops, and American evangelicals. The United States, the world leader in fighting AIDS, is hosting the […]

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The Orphans’ Plea

“God decided in advance to adopt us into His own family by bringing us to Himself through Jesus Christ. This is what He wanted to do, and it gave Him great pleasure. So we praise God for the glorious grace He has poured out on us who belong to His dear Son. He is so […]

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Buy This, Not That

Use your money to be a part of the solution and not a part of the problem! No matter how cash-strapped you may be, the very fact that you live in America makes you richer than roughly 70% of the world.  Every time you make a purchase, you have the ability to either support businesses […]

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Invisible Accountability

America stood in awe on March 8, 2012 when Invisible Children’s KONY 2012 video reached over 50 million views after only three days on YouTube. After watching the film, each and every observer was left with shocking clips and images of Joseph Kony’s inexorable mission: to “purify” the Acholi people of Uganda. Joseph Kony, the […]

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The Olympics’ Tarnished Gold

By the time this article is published, the 2012 London Summer Olympics will be in full swing. Chances are, as you read this, billions of people around the globe are glued to their televisions, pulling for their respective nations to claim victory and bring home gold medal honors. Millions of foreign visitors have poured into […]

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U.S. Counselors Helping Addicts in Uganda

Lighthouse Network Sending Doctor and Counselors to Uganda to Help Abuse Victims Avoid Addiction, Heal Mental Illness Battles Rampant Abuse in East Africa Leads to Many Behavioral Health Problems; Lighthouse Counselors to Train Ugandan Nationals Key Facts: Sexual and physical abuse, left untreated, in victims is often a major factor leading to despair and addictions […]

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