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Grief, Loss, and Transition

Photography by: EdMandarina from iStock<p><b>“Grief is the normal process of natural emotions and feelings which are uniquely experienced after any loss of</b> …

Global Woman Highlight

My name is Renee Delorenzo. I grew up in Oklahoma. After becoming a Christian at a church camp at the age of eight, my family and I stopped going to …

Day 3 | 30 Days of Prayer | Cape Town

Photography by: ViktorCap from iStock<p><b>Today we pray for…</b><p><b>Volunteers: Debbie Su.</b> (color), <b>Debbie Si.</b> (nurse), and <b>Sheryl</b> (hostess)<p><i>My God will meet all</i> …

Day 2 | 30 Days of Prayer | Cape Town

Photography by: LiudmylaSupynska from iStock<p><b>Today we pray for…</b><p><b>Attendees: Deborah</b> and <b>MaryAnn</b><p><i>We pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen</i> …

Gentle and Quiet Spirit

<b>PICTURE PRAISE</b><p><i></i><i>Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.</i>

Accumulated Grief, Loss, Injustice, & Stress

Photography by: ampak from iStock<p>Global workers may experience any number of traumatic events, such as the death of a child or spouse; a …

Day 1 | 30 Days of Prayer | Cape Town

Photography by: mangostock from iStock<p><b>INTRODUCTION</b><p>I invite you to join me in the opportunity of empowering global women serving God in Cape Town and …

Isaiah - Lesson 10

Photography by: Manuel Faba Ortega from iStock<p><b>WEEKLY WORD</b><p><b>Isaiah: Glimpses of God</b> <b></b><p><b>Division One, Section Three: HISTORICAL INTERLUDE</b><p><b>INTRODUCTION:</b><p>I’m …

Author Interview with Kandy Persall - Thrive Connection

Photography by: chandlerphoto from iStock<p>Tell us something fun about yourself that is not in your author bio.<p><b>I love animal print. It’s on my picture</b> …

Global Woman Highlight

Tracy has been serving in Asia and Africa for 33 years. Professionally she is a Physician Assistant. She is able to get into closed countries with …

Perfect in Weakness

Picture Praise Photography by: Steven Sauder<p><b>PICTURE PRAISE</b><p><i>Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will</i> …

My Super Cross Cultural Cape

Photography by: Jose Manuel Gelpi Diaz from iStock<p>I have hung up my headscarf. I feel like I have put my super, cross-cultural cape away. My …

Isaiah - Lesson 9

Photography by: Nadezhda1906 from iStock<p><b>WEEKLY WORD</b><p><b>Isaiah: Glimpses of God</b> <b></b><p><b>INTRODUCTION:</b><p>Whom do we trust—really? Chapters 34-35 provide a summary …

Doing Global Work in a Healthy Way - Part 2

Photography by: DmitriMaruta from iStock<p><b>5. Build a community of safe people</b><p>I know sometimes it’s hard to find a church or sending organization who …

Global Woman Highlight

My name is Fredda Alston. I was raised in an observant Reformed Jewish home and became a Christian when I was 27. At the time, I was a practicing …

Entrust

<b>PICTURE PRAISE</b><p><i>And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach</i> …

The Gift of Brokenness

Photography by: dolgachov from iStock<p>Sixteen years in Uruguay has meant that we survive. We get just enough for us and then give away whatever is …

Isaiah - Lesson 8

Photography by: RobertHoetink from iStock<p><b>WEEKLY WORD</b><p><b>Isaiah: Glimpses of God</b> <b></b><p><b>INTRODUCTION:</b><p>How many times do you give instructions or warnings before …

Doing Global Work in a Healthy Way - Part 1

Photography by: DmitriMaruta from iStock<p>I’m the kind of girl who likes to be prepared for everything. Before I leave for a trip, I print out a …

Global Woman Highlight

My name is Christy and I have been serving in Chiang Mai, Thailand at The Well International since August 2015. I am a licensed mental health …

From Where Does My Help Come?

Picture Praise Photography by: Lizzy White<p><b>PICTURE PRAISE</b><p><i>I lift up my eyes to the hills.</i> <i><br>From where does my help come?</i> <i><br>My help comes from the Lord,</i> <i><br>who</i> …

Saying “No”

Photography by: champja from iStock<p>Get up earlier. Read your Bible longer. Journal—better yet, do an art journal and use highlighters with different …

Isaiah - Lesson 7

<b>WEEKLY WORD</b><p><b>Isaiah: Glimpses of God</b> <b></b><p><b>INTRODUCTION:</b><p>All choices have consequences. Consequences have a ripple effect. For example, sin pollutes—not only …

Author Interview with Melissa Meyers - Thrive Connection

Photography by: Leszek Scholz from iStock<p>Tell us something fun about yourself that is not in your author bio.<p><b>I love art, beautiful things, and being</b> …

Global Woman Highlight

My name is Erin and I’ve had the privilege of doing ministry in South Brazil for 10 years now. Before coming to Brazil, I worked at a Scioto Hills …

The Light of Jesus

Picture Praise Photography by: Grace<p><b>PICTURE PRAISE</b><p><i>I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in …

The Simplest of Prayers

Photography by: LiudmylaSupynska from iStock<p><b>The Simplest of Prayers — The Smallest of Answers — The Whisper of God</b><p>The day was sweltering. The country …

Isaiah - Lesson 6

Photography by: Gajus from iStock<p><b>WEEKLY WORD</b><p><b>Isaiah: Glimpses of God</b> <b></b><p><b>Division One, Section Two: ORACLES DENOUNCING SINS OF THE NATIONS</b><p><b>INTRODUCTION:</b><p>I …

Refugee Work Interview with Katie - Thrive Connection

Photography by: mrtaytas from iStock<p>Talk about your ministry with refugees. What brought you to it? How long have you done it? What’s your role?<p><b>My</b> …

Global Woman Highlight

Hi, I’m Courtney McCutcheon. As I write this, I’m looking out at a California sun, far away from the place where I’ve served as in East Asia as a …