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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David Eubank

No quick fix

Effective Compassion | But ways to help Iraq and Syria abound
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/16/16, 11:23 am

What to do about Aleppo? What to do about Iraq and ISIS? How can we, half a world away, help what nearly everyone acknowledges may be the worst human catastrophe of the 21st century?

These are questions I receive in emails, texts, and in question-and-answer sessions as I’ve been traveling the country speaking about this crisis and the disappearing Christians of the Middle East.

Sometimes, maybe, build a playground.

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