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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 […]


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 […]

Northern Argentina

Environmental Challenges in Argentina

Did you know that the ancient forests in Argentina are disappearing? Argentina is one of the worst countries in the world for deforestation. Large soybean production and expanded cattle ranching have resulted in the bulldozing of countless trees. Thankfully, the local church is working to reverse this. A new ARDF project will help educate the indigenous people […]

These runners ran as a team to support ARDF!

Marathon Recap

Do you want to help the worldwide church but believe your meager resources won’t do anything? You might be surprised that there are ways you can help, as a group from Pittsburgh proved. These young adults banded together to run the 2017 Pittsburgh marathon in order to raise money for an ARDF project in Malaysia. […]

Still not rebuilt

Earthly Kingdoms and Heavenly Kingdoms

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 […]

ARDF Nepal Development

What is “Christian” about Christian International 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 […]


“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 […]

Nepal VIsion Trip 2018

“It was a Joy”

Do you remember exactly where you were two years ago? Probably not. However, for those in Nepal, they will never forget the days following the devastating earthquakes of April 2015. Earlier this year, a team of Americans traveled to Nepal to visit Anglican churches hardest hit by the earthquake. ARDF is in partnership with the […]