Mindy Belz

Mindy is senior editor of WORLD Magazine and the author of They Say We Are Infidels. Follow Mindy on Twitter @mcbelz.

Can't kick the quick fix

International | On heroin vote, Swiss show they're addicted to big brother
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/18/97, 12:00 am

Like Zurich's time-worn streets and bridges, Project Crossline is orderly, clean, and well-appointed. The second-floor clinic is reached through the back of an oversized office building. A spacious waiting room has ample seating for patients. Two steel tables are dwarfed by large picture windows in the injection room. Hanging above the tables are tourniquets. Beside them are squeeze bottles filled with alcohol, boxes of bandages, and towels.

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A list of websites

International | A list of websites
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/11/97, 12:00 am

Speed The Need: An urgent needs-net for missionaries.

Address: http://netnet.net/~dhatch/speed

Special feature: In addition to subscriber-based news from the mission field, STN's Tool Box page on the web links missionaries to instant sources for practical help-ranging from poison control centers to auto mechanics-worldwide.

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The need for speed

International | Homespun computer network keeps missionaries in touch
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/11/97, 12:00 am

in Green Bay, Wis. - Missionaries rely on the perennial array of homegrown innovations to get their job done where they are called, which usually happen to be places that have not met the late 20th century. At a recent exhibition in Green Bay, Wisc., put on by JAARS, the aviation support arm of Wycliffe Bible Translators, one volunteer rep demonstrated a hand-cranked cassette player. Another showed how a windshield wiper motor converted into a makeshift generator could be capable of neutralizing snake-bite toxins with its low-current, high-voltage charge.

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