Choose Shoes

How many pairs of shoes do you own? Last year, Americans purchased 2 million pairs of new shoes. To make more room in their closets, they discarded more than 300 million pairs of gently-worn shoes, many of which ended up in landfills. Meanwhile … more than 300 million children worldwide do not have one pair […]

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Prayer Requests for Week of Sept. 3, 2012

On September 5th, 2012, posted in: Pray by

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 9/3/2012   China (New Day Foster Home – http://www.newdaycreations.com/foster/) ·         Give thanks to God for the work of the staff, volunteers, and supporters of New Day Foster Home in providing a loving home for orphans with special needs. Pray God will give the staff and volunteers the strength and […]

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Prayer Requests for Week of Aug. 27, 2012

On August 28th, 2012, posted in: Pray by

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 8/27/2012   China (New Day Foster Home –  http://www.newdaycreations.com/foster/) ·         Please pray for a miracle of healing for 2-month-old James who recently had surgery to repair severe aortic stenosis and patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), conditions that affect the blood flow out of his heart. http://tinyurl.com/42pepay http://tinyurl.com/3zs2h85 o   Give God thanks […]

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Prayer Requests for Week of Aug. 20, 2012

On August 21st, 2012, posted in: Pray by

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 8/20/2012   Cambodia ·         Please continue to keep in prayer the children of Cambodia who have been exposed to a mysterious disease that killed 59 children, many of whom were less than 3 years old, within 24 hours of their hospitalization. ·         Thanks be to God for a possible […]

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Prayer Requests for Week of Aug. 13, 2012

On August 14th, 2012, posted in: Pray by

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 8/13/2012 Philippines ·         Please pray for the 850,000 people in the Philippine capital of Manila who have been affected by 11 consecutive days of monsoon rains and heavy flooding. Approximately 60 percent of the city is under water. Pray for those who refuse to leave their homes because they […]

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Prayer Requests for Week of Aug. 6, 2012

On August 9th, 2012, posted in: Pray by

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 8/6/2012   China ·         Give thanks to God for the work of the staff, volunteers, and supporters of New Day Foster Home in providing a loving home for orphans with special needs. http://www.newdaycreations.com/foster/ ·         Please pray for 2-month-old James who suffers from heart disease and has a cleft lip. […]

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Prayer Requests for Week of July 30, 2012

Prayer Concerns for the week of 7/30/2012   Burma ·         Give God thanks for Nancy’s* safe trip back to Burma after spending several months in the United States raising support for the ministry with which she is involved and to which God has called her. Nancy and her family established the Hallelujah Orphanage in their […]

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Prayer Requests for Week of July 23, 2012

On July 25th, 2012, posted in: Pray by

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 7/23/2012   Cambodia ·         Please pray God will bring healing to the children of Cambodia who have been exposed to an unknown disease that is proving to be deadly. Pray for families of the 60 children, the majority of whom were under 3 years old, who died within 24 […]

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Prayer Requests for Week of July 16, 2012

On July 18th, 2012, posted in: Pray by

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 7/16/2012   Brazil, United States ·         Please pray for the staff and leaders of ESTHERS Children, a ministry that serves girls in Brazil who have been prostituted or abused. Give thanks to God for the life and work of ESTHERS Children co-founder Mike Sutherland who died from a brain […]

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Prayer Requests for Week of July 9, 2012

On July 11th, 2012, posted in: Pray by

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 7/9/2012   Burma, Bangladesh ·         Pray for the estimated 800,000 children and families who are members of the Rohingya, an ethnic group that lives in abject poverty near Burma’s western border with Bangladesh. Pray for the estimated 300,000 Rohingya refugees who live in Bangladesh. Pray for this vulnerable people […]

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Prayer Requests for Week of July 2, 2012

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 7/2/2012   Canada ·         Give God grateful thanks that two siblings, 11-year-old Dominic and 9-year-old Abby, were recently rescued in Mexico after being abducted by their father almost four years ago. Thanks be to God they were reunited with their mother in Winnipeg, Manitoba last month. http://tinyurl.com/dxqze34 ·         Pray […]

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Prayer Requests for the Week of June 25, 2012

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 6/25/2012   Burma ·         Give God thanks for protecting two teenage sisters, ages 14 and 15, from a life of possible sexual exploitation. Pray they will be able to continue staying in the safe home for vulnerable young women in which they’ve been living the past three years. The […]

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Prayer Requests for Week of June 18, 2012

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 6/18/2012   Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Algeria, Niger, Chad, Sudan, Eritrea (Sahel region) ·         Please keep in prayer an estimated 15 to 18 million children, youth, and adults in the Sahel region in Africa who are facing food shortages because of a number of extreme circumstances. Pray for those who […]

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Lemon:Aid Water Project

Ahhh summer. For most American kids it means endless days of T-ball, swimming,  and hanging out with friends. In places with no access to water, children are involved in other activities – walking long distances to a water source and carrying heavy loads of water back home. The water they bring home is often unsafe […]

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Prayer Requests for Children at Risk for the Week of June 11, 2012

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 6/11/2012   Sudan, South Sudan ·         Keep in prayer the children of Sudan and South Sudan who have been affected by fighting between the Sudanese Army and rebels in Sudan’s border states. South Sudan gained independence from the north in July 2011. Since then, tensions and conflict along the […]

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Prayer Requests for Children at Risk for the Week of June 4, 2012

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Prayer Concerns for the week of 6/4/2012   Mexico, United States ·         Please continue to pray for the children and youth of Mexico who are exposed to increasingly barbaric acts of violence by warring drug cartels. Last month, the bodies of nine victims were hung from a bridge in the border town of Nuevo Laredo […]

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Smile Squared

On March 5th, 2012, posted in: Take A Stand by

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For most of us, a toothbrush is commonplace. But in some parts of the world, toothbrushes are a luxury. Many boys and girls have never owned one. Your children can help bring a smile to the faces of these kids and improve their dental health. Smile Squared sends toothbrushes to children around the globe who […]

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Bed Nets for Malaria

Mosquitoes–buzzing around your pillow in the middle of the night, swarming your campsite, leaving you with itchy red welts. What if those annoying insects were carrying malaria? Malaria is a tropical disease caused by a microscopic parasite that enters the bloodstream. Mild cases result in flu-like symptoms and weakness. Left untreated, malaria causes vital organs […]

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Push the Pedal

On July 31st, 2011, posted in: Take A Stand by

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All kids love bikes. Give them a vision of how these two-wheel wonders can be used to spread the gospel to people who have never heard about Jesus. Native missionaries across Asia walk many miles to tell people about Jesus. Bicycles allow them to travel faster, further, and to more villages. Bikes also make it […]

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Read to Feed

On June 6th, 2011, posted in: Take A Stand by

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Summer’s arrived and most children spend at least some time with their nose in a great book. Heifer Project’s Read to Feed® program gives kids the opportunity to combine leisure reading with helping hungry families around the world. Each child invites people to sponsor them during the program and collects pledges. Heifer Project provides enough […]

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