Ministries
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Reclaiming home turf

Honduras | Migration from Central America has surged, but in Honduras, some Christians are doing unsung work to make their country a safer place to live
by Jamie Dean
Posted 11/07/19, 03:56 pm

When Omar Rivera agreed to join an independent commission to purge rampant corruption from the Honduran police force, he and other Christians on the panel had at least three things, he says: “We had moral strength. We had Christ in our hearts. And we weren’t worried about whether we’d be killed.”

As it turned out, the commission would need all three.

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Walking a tightrope

Effective Compassion | After decades of success in helping drug addicts kick their habits and find Jesus, some Adult & Teen Challenge centers are opening the door for state regulation—and payments
by Michael Reneau
Posted 9/26/19, 03:42 pm

In 1959, on the top floor of a Brooklyn apartment building, Don Wilkerson, 19, stood next to his brother David, 28, watching a heroin addict named Shorty and two others prepare to shoot up. David steadied a 16 mm camera. They planned to film the gritty reality of heroin addiction and take the footage around the country to raise awareness and support for their new ministry to addicts. 

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Jesus at the border

Immigration | The Savior’s love for a widow in the Bible reminded me of the Christian compassion I saw in El Paso
by Sophia Lee
Posted 8/12/19, 02:08 pm

Two weeks before the shooting happened in El Paso, Texas, I was in that city reporting on what local churches in border communities are doing to help one of the most politicized groups in our country today.

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