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  • Commitment not Colonialism

    Archbishops from South America, Rwanda, Myanmar stand with an Australian Bishop at an ARDF meeting in Singapore

    ARDF is in Wheaton, Illinois this week for meetings with our Global Trustees. Our unique development model means that US stakeholders do not select which projects get funded by ARDF. Sure, we have researchers for due diligence and to ensure that the projects we fund will be sustainable and effective, transforming lives in measurable ways. […]

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  • Pygmy Progress


    Last fall, we told you about a project to fund a school for marginalized Pygmies in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Half way through the project, the school building is nearly complete and on track to begin receiving students in September 2017! I am member of the Mamba Village; I am helping as a builder […]

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  • Love Thy Neighbor


    ARDF went to the 2017 Justice Conference in Chicago last week. The theme was “Love Thy Neighbor.” While many of us might think of doing justice work as an add-on to the real work of spreading the Gospel, several conference speakers – including Scott Arbeiter of World Relief and Pastor Ed Rene Kivitz of Agua […]

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