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CAMA Workers Returning to Conakry, Guinea

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Update 1/15/2015: The Albrights returned to Conakry on January 14, 2015. Please continue to pray for them and the Guinean national church as they work together to raise awareness of Ebola. The goal of effective relief work is to meet people’s basic needs in times of calamity while offering compassionate care and hope for the future. […]

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Leading while in the Muddled Middle: Lessons from International Development Leadership

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Written by Matthew Will. This post was originally found on LinkedIn and is reposted with the author’s permission. International development leadership is a mix of creating movements, managing people and budgets, and casting a constant vision of what a new reality could be. It is a world of emergence. The development leader is in what Michael […]

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Leaning In

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The following article was written by Mike Sohm for Alliance Life magazine. Read the original article here. These are difficult times. It once seemed that a major change happened in the world every three to five years, but now upheaval appears to be continual: religious extremists commit brutal crimes in their march across Iraq and Syria. […]

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A Light from City on a Hill

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Severe flooding hit the city of Warren in southeastern Michigan in August 2014, damaging roughly 18,000 homes. Warren has the most senior citizens of any area in the state, and many were unable to take on the task of cleaning up their homes. The churches of Warren stepped in to serve hundreds of families. One […]

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Iraqi Response

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Under bridges, alongside busy roadways, crowded into semi-finished buildings—they have come, running from one life or death situation to what might become another. Tens of thousands have come on foot and by car or truck, walking many hours and traveling many miles to escape their oppressors, arriving only with what they could carry or hastily […]

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