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  • Tips As You Prepare For Rice & Beans Month

    Here are some useful tips to help you prepare for Rice & Beans Month. Engaging in the spiritual and physical aspects of Rice & Beans Month goes more smoothly if you do a few simple things to get ready beforehand! Pray about it. Keep the month before God, seeking his direction for what your participation will look like this year. Buy some rice and beans. You definitely ...

    Posted at February 18, 2016 | By : | Categories : recipes,video | 0 Comment
  • Rice & Beans Month 2016 is coming!

    Over the past 6 years, we have seen God do amazing things through this unique event. God has shaped our hearts and tweaked our priorities through simplified meals and intentional love for our friends in East Africa. And God has used our grocery savings to help improve nutrition for hundreds of vulnerable children struggling with hunger. Last year, over $12,000 was ...

    Posted at February 8, 2016 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Generosity & Gratitude

    In II Corinthians 9:10-15, it is obvious that the Apostle Paul's heart has been moved by the generosity of the young Corinthian church. Personally, I am moved by the way he describes the relationship between generosity and gratitude! They are overlapped, intertwined, inseparable. Paul described the service of the Corinthians as "not only supplying the needs of the Lord's people but also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God." He also proclaims that God ...

    Posted at March 31, 2015 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • An Unconquerable Fellowship

    devotional by Jim Anderson, Lahash volunteer and child sponsor (page 80 in A Common Meal) Everyone felt a deep sense of awe, while many miracles and signs took place through the apostles. All the believers shared everything in common; they sold their possessions and goods and divided the proceeds among the fellowship according to individual need. Day after day they met ...

    Posted at March 29, 2015 | By : | Categories : impact,Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Gardens Of Hope

    by Casey Schilperoort photos by Saggiah Wright   "You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail." - Isaiah 58:11 These words from the prophet Isaiah are a beautiful promise. But in the dry and dusty village of Mwamalili, this imagery feels strange and out of reach. Droughts threaten water supplies and cloudless skies stretch on for months. Entire fields lay cracked and waiting, like ...

    Posted at March 27, 2015 | By : | Categories : Impact in East Africa,Uncategorized | 0 Comment