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Central Mexico: Piercing the Circle of Silence

By Matthew EllisonIt is hard to believe that only a few hours south of the United States, in West Central Mexico, there are six states that are believed to have less than 2% born again Christians. These six states form a circle called the Circle of Silence. Perhaps...

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Book Review: When Charity Destroys Dignity:

Overcoming Unhealthy Dependency in the Christian Movementby Glenn Schwartz"When Charity Destroys Dignity" by Glenn Schwartz is a thought provoking book about the dangers of well-intentioned charity leading to what the author describes as the dependency syndrome. The...

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Book Review: Jerusalem to Irian Jaya

From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian MissionsFrom Jerusalem to Irian Jaya helps readers understand the life and role of a missionary through real life examples of missionaries throughout history. We see these men and women as fallible and...

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Haiti Relief

Haiti still needs your help and your prayers. The devastation and death toll is truly beyond words. Global Refuge International (GRI) is helping to respond to those needs. If you haven't yet given to the relief work in Haiti, please do so at...

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Featured Resource: Cat and Dog Theology

By Bob Sjogren, President of UnveilinGlory"Evangelical Humanism," have you ever heard of it? Most people know what "humanism" is-a philosophy where mankind's ideals, needs and thoughts are at the center. Evangelical Humanism says, "The chief end of Christianity is the...

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Another Website Mentions Sixteen:Fifteen

Crossroads Church mentions how Sixteen:Fifteen helped their church reach the Fra-Fra People of North Ghana. At the time, Wycliffe was nearing completion of the Bible into the Fra-Fra language. Crossroads financially supported it's completion. But it didn't stop...

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Book Review: Boundless Faith by Robert Wuthnow

"The situation in which American church members now find themselves is one of unprecedented opportunities for engagement in the experiences of people whose lives are quite different from their own." So says Robert Wuthnow in his new book Boundless Faith; The Global...

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Book Review: Serving as Senders

Neal Pirolo, founder and President of Emmaus Road International in the preface to his book Serving as Senders describes the effect of hearing a speaker at an Urbana conference say that for each soldier on the battle field, nine others were backing him up in one way or...

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Some Websites We Like

This site highlights the Palaung People of China, Myanmar and Thailand. Good information and some nice photos. Check it out at: http://forgottenpeoples.shutterfly.com/This site mentions Matthew Ellison, has a book review, Bruchko by Bruce Olson. Check it out here:...

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