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Preparing for Missions

In 1978, Mercy Ships set out on its goal to help people in need by bringing them hope and healing. Every year, they deploy hospital ships staffed by specialists who donate their time and expertise to help children and adults who may not otherwise have access to life-changing procedures.

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Seeing God at Work Amid Evil

Peter Hammond has been a pioneering missionary to nations like Mozambique, Angola and Sudan. He knows what it means to be in danger for the advancement of the Gospel. In the course of his missionary activities, Peter has been ambushed; he’s come under aerial and artillery bombardments; he’s been stabbed, shot at, beaten by mobs, tortured, waterboarded, arrested and imprisoned.

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God’s Miracles Keep Machine Gun Preacher Alive

In 1998, Sam Childers made his first trip to Sudan to help rebuild villages destroyed by civil war. After stumbling over the body of a child torn apart by a landmine, Sam made a pledge to God to do whatever he could to help the people of Sudan. He has been a controversial figure as a preacher with a Bible in one hand and a machine gun in the other. Sam rose to fame after Hollywood released the film The Machine Gun Preacher, starring Gerard Butler.

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A Bible Smuggler’s Story of Faith and Miracles

When Diana was 19, she visited Hong Kong and witnessed Chinese nationals being shot as they tried to swim across the Sham Chun River to escape Communist China. This had a deep impact on her, and twenty years later, God prompted her to take action after a lady gave her a book called God’s Smuggler by Brother Andrew.

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Compassion and Action

Compassion and Action

There are many people longing for a place where they can experience peace and safety. Refugees who leave their homes for a new country often experience insecurity about their future.

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Creating and Connecting

Creating and Connecting

Paulo is intentional about spending time with people and listening to them, but he doesn’t see the connections he creates as anything extraordinary. ‘I just see it as me doing what God created me to do,’ he says.

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Youth Homelessness Escalates During COVID

Youth Homelessness Escalates During COVID

Almost 1 in 20 young people aged 15 to 19 became homeless for the first time during the COVID 19 pandemic. The reasons ranged from domestic violence, drug and alcohol, unstable employment, mental illness and the negative impacts of COVID.

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Titanic Evangelism

Titanic Evangelism

Dressing up on the street to act out something that connects people to the message of the gospel is an interesting idea, and Titanic Evangelism does just that.

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Persecution of Christians

Persecution of Christians

It’s estimated that as many as 360 million Christians worldwide face high levels of persecution or discrimination. Nearly 6000 Christians have been killed, and attacks made on over 5000 churches.

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Fostering Hope

One shot. We only get one shot in childhood – the crucial formative years for our adulthood. Sadly, it’s not all storybook perfect circumstances. But there is hope, in fostering.

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