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October 19, 2021

 

 

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Children of Abraham
 

Children of Abraham

 

“John Abraham is dead.”

That shocking message, sent across a wire from India to the U.S. five decades ago, prompted minister Baxter Loe to launch Christian Relief Fund. The nonprofit feeds and educates children, drills water wells and responds to disasters around the world.

The ministry’s 50th year could be its most crucial, as the global pandemic creates new need.

 
 

 
‘We became Amazon’
 

‘We became Amazon’

 

By truck, bike or donkey, Christian Relief Fund delivers much-needed food to its sponsored children and their families.

 
Father, daughter provide a recipe of rescue for toxic church culture
 

Father, daughter provide a recipe of rescue for toxic church culture

 

In ‘A Church Called Tov,’ Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer argue that churches can be places of love and healing.

 
Voices Only: ‘Be Still’ songs
 

Voices Only: ‘Be Still’ songs

 

This week I went in search of a good version of “Be Still and Know” — the one that goes “Be still and know that I am God.” In the midst of my normal weekly chaos, I tend to repeat that lyric to myself … a lot.

 
 

 
Across the Nation: The Jenkins Institute, a Chicago food bank and more quick takes
 

Across the Nation: The Jenkins Institute, a Chicago food bank and more quick takes

 

Across the Nation is our monthly rundown of news briefs, links and quotes from Churches of Christ across the U.S. Got an idea for this column? Email Audrey Jackson at [email protected]

 
Around the World: Bible studies in Nepal, a Christian camp in Russia and more quick takes
 

Around the World: Bible studies in Nepal, a Christian camp in Russia and more quick takes

 

Around the World is our monthly rundown of news briefs, links and quotes from Churches of Christ all over the globe. Got an idea for this column? Email Erik Tryggestad at [email protected]

 
Listen: Coffee and Christian unity
 

Listen: Coffee and Christian unity

 

The Christian Chronicle’s Erik Tryggestad enjoys both on ‘Common Grounds Unity Podcast.’

 
 
 
 
 
Global Christian Studies helps Christians around the world get Bible education
 

Global Christian Studies helps Christians around the world get Bible education

 

In partnership with Harding University, GCS provides access to accredited graduate theology programs for non-U.S. Christians.

 
‘What God will do … will blow your mind’
 

‘What God will do … will blow your mind’

 

Post-pandemic church: Five takeaways from a panel discussion on the future of Churches of Christ.

 
 
 

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