25 Mar April 30

Laura Becker-Lewke is speaking at a Mother's Together meeting at Menlo Church in Menlo Park, CA ...

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04 Jan Street Children: A Global Epidemic

It is clear that street children in Brazil are at a mortal risk, and every member of Hope Unlimited is aware of the emergency nature of this issue and is working towards changing it. However, the issue is not exclusive to Brazil. When analyzing data...

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14 Dec The Meaning of Dirty Faith

When I first looked at the large title on the cover of David Z. Nowell’s book, the startling juxtaposition of these two words initially left me confused. How could faith be dirty? Why would someone want to practice a type of faith which is described...

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12 Oct We Believe in the Power of Prayer

Okay, I’ll admit it: I have never been one to sit still and pray for great lengths of time. I have always preferred the short bullet-point prayers shooting upward about some urgent need, or extreme gratefulness, because He has answered some undeserved plea. But there have...

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25 Sep Where it all Began:  A Story of Struggle and Hope

Brazil, a country commonly associated with beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, and wealthy cities, has a less pleasant side to it that the government prefers to keep confidential. Over two decades ago, in the 1980’s, due to harsh economic circumstances and families breaking apart, millions of...

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17 Sep What Does it Mean to be an Orphan?

Many would consider the question to have a straightforward answer, but the reality of what these orphans experience reveals that the question is much more complex. Although many recognize an orphan as simply a child with no parents, orphans can actually be quantified into two...

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22 Mar Fabio’s Story

Fabio is a vibrant Christian who is active in his church. He came to mind today because I just got a wedding invitation.  Fabio is getting married! I have to admit I was a little worried whether he ever would find somebody…his growth was stunted,...

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