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They Shall Not Want

In chapter 15 of Mark’s gospel, Jesus cries, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” In 2011, I visited Nairobi. I find it a strange place — a staggering contrast between rich, developed areas and huge inner-city slums. Many in those slums do feel forsaken and beaten down.

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Water. Life or Death

Living in an area rich with natural resources, it is hard to believe that water would be so hard to come by. The people of Meagama Village in Papua, Indonesia’s largest province, struggled for many years and endured great difficulty to access this fundamental ingredient for life.

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£3 To Save A Life

When Everett Swanson established the ministry of Compassion in 1952 he did so because of  a strong conviction that life is invaluable, the belief that every single human being is worth everything we’ve got. But if you could give £3 to potentially save a life, would you?

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