Breakthrough to a Broken Heart Discipleship

Breakthrough to a Broken Heart

Natasha had some good things going for her despite a tragic past. Her orphanage, quite good by Indian standards, provided food, clothing and shelter. But she still lived under a dark cloud unreachable except by God’s love. Today Natasha is…
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June 17, 2012
Surprising Facts about Orphans Discipleship

Surprising Facts about Orphans

Did you know that most children described as orphans actually have living relatives? Or that only a very, very small number of orphans are candidates for adoption? Now Christians worldwide and their churches are realizing how important orphans are to…
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May 22, 2012
No Girls Wanted Discipleship

No Girls Wanted

In India, discrimination against women is a fact, as is the killing of female fetuses and babies. But facts can be cold. The story of these four sisters pictured is not. It’s heartbreaking. But please don’t stop reading. These sisters…
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May 15, 2012
Orphan Summit Discipleship

Orphan Summit

Orphans around the world have new friends: American churches. This surge of interest is less than a decade old, but momentum seems to keep growing. One reason may be that scores of leading ministries united and now speak with one…
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May 7, 2012
Sold by Her Mother Discipleship

Sold by Her Mother

Rupa, the sweet-faced little girl pictured here, was sold into slavery by her mother…for less than 20 American dollars. This is common in India, a country where girls are considered a burden to the family. Rupa, being a girl, could…
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April 21, 2012
Leprosy Curses Healthy Children Discipleship

Leprosy Curses Healthy Children

Smallpox. Polio. Plague. Tuberculosis. Leprosy. Vaccines and cures now exist for all these once-terrifying diseases. But one, leprosy, remains deadly because of the stigma it still carries, especially in India. Thousands of people live in that country’s 1,000 leper colonies…
February 14, 2012
Father Unknown Discipleship

Father Unknown

The sprawling red-light district of Mumbai, a huge city once called Bombay, is home to thousands of prostitutes or, in polite language, commercial sex workers. It's also home to their children, who have no idea who their fathers might be.…
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January 28, 2012
I Will Not Kill My Father! Discipleship

I Will Not Kill My Father!

Nikhileshwar’s story is horrifying. Several years ago he saw his father overpower his mother, tie a rope around her neck and hang her as he watched. His mother died. His father ran from the house and has not been seen…
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January 24, 2012