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241. Christmas is coming: Operation Christmas Child

Alright, it’s a little bit early to start thinking about Christmas, but Operation Christmas Child requires a little bit of early organisation.

The idea is simple shoeboxes filled with small gifts that give children who wouldn’t otherwise receive one a gift at Christmas. 89 more words

Charity

Who's contributing what to fight Ebola in West Africa?

Médecins Sans Frontières says that the international aid contribution in the fight against Ebola in West Africa is  ‘almost zero’, with nations most concerned with self protection.  253 more words

Ebola

A Public Testimony to Answered Prayer

Friday’s Wall Street Journal featured a missionary doctor who recently recovered from Ebola, a deadly disease.

“Smiling broadly, looking as fit as he had in photos taken before he became ill, Kent Brantly said he was grateful to be alive . 56 more words

Answers To Prayer

Ice Bucket Challenge Mulligan - Pray for ALS

I know a blog post was controversial or might not be taken well when my wife doesn’t click “like” on Facebook.  She didn’t click like yesterday.  310 more words

Opportunity

Dr. Kent Brantly credits God for his recovery from the Ebola virus as he is released from Emory University Hospital

Source: Samaritan’s Purse, August 21, 2014

Dr. Kent Brantly, the Samaritan’s Purse doctor who contracted Ebola while caring for patients in Liberia, was released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta today after completing his recovery from the deadly virus. 1,100 more words

Health

I'm choosing my confession

The surest way to get me to not do something is to tell me to do it.
A challenge? Not happening.
I’m the least competitive person, perhaps ever, except when it comes to attention. 242 more words

Why I skipped the Ice Bucket Challenge

Today is a risky blog.  I don’t want to make this sound like I’m looking down on anyone.  If you did the ice bucket challenge and/or donated money to the ALS, I applaud you for doing something for a cause.  521 more words

Opportunity