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The Body of Christ in Atlanta

July 2016

This story was written by guest blogger, Kathy Montag. The gong sounded loudly, opening, in a real sense, a holy door in this Year of Mercy. Only those who passed through weren’t reverent or prayerful.  They whooped and hollered with great joy and anticipation.  With its 2016 theme, “Be Merciful as Your Father is Merciful,”…

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Meals have arrived!!

July 2016

Good news! Our April shipment arrived in Burkina a couple of weeks ago. The meals will be stored in the warehouse until they can be distributed to the many church-run centers we work with across the country. Did you know that it takes about one month for the shipment to arrive in the Port of…

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Pope Francis Addresses UN World Food Programme

June 2016

795 million people suffer from hunger. This statistic is difficult to grasp. It’s overwhelming and perhaps even seems insurmountable. Yet Pope Francis wants the world to know that it is not inevitable and that these 795 million people are not a statistic—they are individuals with names, faces, and stories. We, as members of God’s one…

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Tons of Onions (Literally)

May 2016

Can you imagine what $500 worth of onions looks like? Participants in the market gardening program at Tougouri don’t have to imagine it—they’ve seen it with their own eyes and cultivated it with their hands. The 124 members of the gardening project just finished harvesting and storing their onion harvest after a three-month production period….

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Life-Giving Bread

March 2016

Eight people and a freshly baked loaf of bread—this was a recipe for joy in the community where I lived during graduate school. On select Saturday mornings, one of my roommates would wake up early in order to put a loaf of bread in the oven. The scent of the baking bread would summon all…

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