Monday, May 24, 2021 7:30 PM

returning home

Monday, May 24, 2021 7:30 PM
Monday, May 24, 2021 7:30 PM

How do overseas workers feel when returning "home" for a visit? Charles, one of our GPPD Associates in Slovakia, shares a missionary’s story and some of his personal experiences navigating culture and change...

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Monday, May 3, 2021 4:30 PM

looking back

Monday, May 3, 2021 4:30 PM
Monday, May 3, 2021 4:30 PM

On May 3, 2003, official documents were signed stating that we were recognized as a legal 501(c)3 organization. Today, we celebrate 18 years of God’s faithfulness and provisions and give Him praise and glory for what He has done...

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Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:15 AM

easter mlk

Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:15 AM
Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:15 AM

On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot at a hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. The shadow of his assassination still falls on its fifty-third anniversary this Easter Sunday...

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Monday, March 1, 2021 5:33 PM

Every Drop Counts

Monday, March 1, 2021 5:33 PM
Monday, March 1, 2021 5:33 PM

1. Pray: “On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink...

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:06 AM

Laurie and Desline

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:06 AM
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:06 AM

When Laurie first traveled to Haiti years ago, her eyes were opened to the idea that anyone could spread God’s love, even her! She immediately...

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:18 AM

Ian's Story

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:18 AM
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:18 AM

When Ian went to India this year*, God showed him amazing things that he never expected. It was his first time traveling this far from home without...

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Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:56 AM

For Sahar

Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:56 AM
Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:56 AM

Note: This is an update on Sahar's original story from 2017 found here.

Sahar* has faced unthinkable challenges in the 6 years since 2014. She had to flee her home city and say goodbye to family members for what she thought could be forever. Three years ago, her sister Nawal* moved over two thousand miles away to begin a new life in England. Her parents moved to the United States. Meanwhile, Sahar, her husband, and their young son had to stay behind as they were not yet approved to emigrate from Jordan.

Her son had experienced trauma and medical problems that caused early learning difficulties. One of our team members was able to raise funds for a surgery he needed and monthly medications he was taking to help prevent seizures. Through a very close friend of one of our Jordan team members, he was able to receive one-on-one tutoring and saw tremendous progress! He is now in good health and able to speak, remember, and attend regular classes in school.

A few months ago, Sahar's family received wonderful news! They have been approved to move to a nation in Europe. Soon, Sahar will live hundreds, and not thousands of miles from her sister and her family. Their children will be able to see their cousins again in the very near future! We rejoice with Sahar's family and keep them in our prayers as they embark on an exciting new season of life. 

 *Names changed for protection.

 

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