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Creating a new pattern

Hope Awards | Southeast Region winner Delta Streets Academy: Christian school fights deep poverty and despair
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/15/17, 02:54 pm

GREENWOOD, Miss.—Our Hope Awards Southeast Region winner is Delta Streets Academy (DSA), a 5-year-old Christian school in Greenwood, Miss. You might wonder why: Hundreds of Christian schools exist south of the Mason-Dixon Line and east of the Mississippi. Some, born in the 1960s, are not five years but five decades old. So why spotlight a relative newcomer?

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Hope for children, help for families

Hope Awards | The 12th annual Hope Awards for Effective Compassion
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/09/17, 10:44 pm

Abortion advocates still use the old gibe about evangelicals being pro-life only up to birth, but that’s always been hype attempting to slime hope. Christians two centuries ago were in the forefront of the fight against slavery. Christians now are creating orphanages, foster care homes, and schools as well as pregnancy care centers—and even opioid recovery programs for those whose lives have gone sour.

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Allies in good works

Philanthropy | Meet the Jewish philanthropist who has supported Christian medical missions in Africa for years
by Emily Belz
Posted 1/06/17, 04:00 am

Fourteen years ago, one unlikely donor made it possible for an overwhelmed Christian medical mission in Kenya to double its caseload of HIV patients receiving antiretroviral treatments: Mark Gerson, 44, a prominent New York Jewish businessman. Gerson, who lives on the Upper West Side with his wife and four children, has given $4 million specifically to Christian medical missions and is now beginning an annual $500,000 prize to Christian medical workers in Africa.

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