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Half the Sky

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The 1MT Kilimanjaro team summited Kilimanjaro on International Women’s Day to honor their sisters who suffer violence in war zones.   Editors Note: What follows is an update about One Million Thumbprints from Stephan Bauman, President at World Relief.    Today at dawn, my wife, Belinda and 13 other climbers, summited Mount Kilimanjaro, the rooftop of Africa, in honor of women…

Finding Hope on the Front Lines, Part 2

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Editors Note: What follows is an excerpt from another update received from Maggie Konstanski, World Relief’s Disaster Response Manager. (Read Maggie’s first update.) Maggie writes from Iraq, where she is currently working with local leaders to assist families forced from their homes because of the ongoing conflicts in Syria and Iraq. This week, my heart has been broken 10 times over. As I…

Finding Hope on the Front Lines

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Editors Note: What follows is an update recently received from Maggie Konstanski, World Relief’s Disaster Response Manager. Maggie writes from Iraq, where she is currently working with local leaders to assist families forced from their homes because of the ongoing conflicts in Syria and Iraq.Since last May, this is my fourth month here in Iraq, and I am enjoying being able to come…

What Will You Leave Behind?

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For almost two thousand years, Christians of many denominations have observed the season of Lent, beginning with the observance of Ash Wednesday. While the exact practices of Lent vary from one individual to another, one common practice has been to fast, or give up something, between Ash Wednesday and Easter. By abstaining from a vice, a specific indulgence or luxury,…