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August 2011 Archives

My friends at Mission of Hope Haiti posted the following pictures today. They need few words. Before their work, this child had one leg. After their work, he now walks. Your efforts, whether great or small, change lives. Do your […]

Many Americans watched last weekend’s Hurricane Irene cause havoc as it traveled up the Eastern Coast of the nation. Now many of us need to help with the recovery. Much of this work is in its early phases, but there […]

On August 25th, I encouraged readers to join the post mentioned below to encourage the U.S. Congress to support famine victims to help some of the over 800,000 children at risk of dying. THANK YOU for your response! To date, […]

The US 2011 Trafficking in Persons national report included an important insight for today’s online activists. The entire document includes lengthy details regarding the status of human trafficking in nearly every nation of the world, but I mention it here […]

                                  Both Animal and Human Life Reflect God’s Creative Power “Ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds of the air, […]

From my friends at World Vision US be forewarned it’s a bit hard to watch. World Vision’s Clean Water Fund http://bit.ly/CleanWaterFund This video depicts what life might be like if Americans faced the same reality every day as 1.1 billion […]

  Maybe you’ve seen the recent images of Africa’s current famine and have wished you could help. There are many ways you can participate, but here is a free one–sign this petition. Use your voice to help encourage our nation’s […]

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who […]

I recently read an article that asked if Christians can be environmentalists. Blow by blow, each side produced its reasons for and against this question, as if the issue was up for debate. But here is what is really at […]

I’ve been doing a little research lately on Christian involvement in the fair trade movement. Here’s what I’m learning: 1. Christians are woefully lacking in support fair trade efforts: Christians are doing a lot of great things, but fair trade […]