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  • Earthly Kingdoms and Heavenly Kingdoms

    Still not rebuilt

    Guest Blog by Jennifer Collins On April 25, 2015, Nepal experienced a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that killed close to 9,000 people. The earthquake was so forceful that Mt. Everest, the world’s tallest mountain lost 3 inches in height. It was even strong enough to affect the axis of the earth. Nepal is a tiny country sandwiched […]

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  • What is “Christian” about Christian International Development?

    ARDF Nepal Development

    What is the difference between Christian international development and “regular” or secular international development? ARDF posed this question to Dr. Stephen Offutt, Assistant Professor of Development Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary. Dr. Offutt explained that doing Christian development work allows us to “participate in the mission of God, of Kingdom building” in an intentional way […]

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  • “How on Earth do you forgive like this?”


    Egyptian Archbishop Speaks on the Role of Christians in Middle East By Jeff Walton (This article was first published here.) Anglican Archbishop Mouneer Anis was an Egyptian citizen like any other until soon after the Muslim Brotherhood took power in his home country of Egypt. A trained physician, Anis oversees a growing province of the Anglican […]

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