Do Your Prayers Have Power?

Do Your Prayers Have Power?

By Jennifer Kennedy Dean Do your prayers have power? When you pray, do you consistently see the power of God manifested on the earth? Does your experience in prayer match God's descriptions of prayer’s power given in His Word? “The prayer of a righteous person…

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The Scope Of The Worldwide Orphan Crisis

The Scope of the Worldwide Orphan Crisis

By Tony Merida and Rick Morton How many orphans are currently living on the earth? It seems like a pretty straightforward question, and you may be surprised by the difficulty in answering it. According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), there are estimated to…

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Why Adoption?

Why Adoption?

By Tony Merida Until perhaps recently, most believers, in my experience, have only considered adoption and orphan care in a couple circumstances. One, they were praying for the Smiths because “they can’t have children and are thinking about adopting.” Or, two, they were taking up…

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My Grandfather Was A Slave

My Grandfather Was a Slave

by Joyce Dinkins Most people are amazed when I tell them my grandfather was a slave. I was discussing my granddad’s generation with a co-worker. “I can’t imagine how slaves, sharecroppers . . . could endure everything that happened to them. How do people in…

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An Ice Cream Afternoon

An afternoon with ice cream is more perfect when spent with a woman whose concern for the plight of women led her to invest in WorldCrafts some years ago. Ann Reese tells the story of women coming from other countries to Birmingham in the 1960s.…

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