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Saving lives in Indy

by Russ Pulliam
Posted 10/28/15, 03:01 pm

INDIANAPOLIS—“Jesus Saves.” That’s what the old sign declares at Wheeler Mission Ministries downtown. It may sound simplistic, but it happened to Andrew Gibson.

Jesus did save him. Others also, saved by Jesus, have walked and prayed with Gibson through a remarkable recovery. Now he has a job and a promotion at work, and he’s reunited with his wife and two children. But a couple of years ago heroin was dragging Gibson to the bottom.

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ECFA strips Gospel for Asia's membership

Ministry | Church planting ministry cited for violations related to governance and financial management
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 10/05/15, 03:33 pm

The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) terminated the membership of Gospel for Asia Friday for violations of ECFA standards. The termination came after a lengthy review of the church planting ministry’s practices that began on June 10.

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And the winner is ...

Hope Award | Michigan shelter and rehab program wins WORLD’s Hope Award
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/18/15, 01:00 am

Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac, Mich., our Midwest Region finalist, is the winner of the 2015 Hope Award for Effective Compassion. Grace received a plurality of the 8,000 votes WORLD readers cast, and will receive the check for $25,000 that a generous donor made possible.

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