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Martyrs of Ethiopia

A recent ISIS propaganda video appears to show the mass killing of Ethiopian Christians. The Rt. Rev. Grant LeMarquand, Anglican Bishop of the Horn of Africa and ARDF partner, recently sent this message to ARDF regarding the martyrdoms:  I have just learned the horrifying news that as many as twenty-eight Ethiopian Christians have been shot […]

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April Thoughts from the Executive Director

Is Compassion Really Compulsory? Dear Friends, We have just celebrated Easter and the Risen Christ!  As I approached Easter, I had this question in mind, “Is Compassion really compulsory for Christ’s followers?”  Did Jesus teach us an important compassion-principle during Holy Week?”  Does Christ’s death and resurrection make a point I had not thought about before now?  […]

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Looking Ahead to the Next Ten Years

By Canon William E. Deiss ARDF is a small but growing organization, and I believe we are poised to make a huge impact over the next ten years. When I think about what is in store for ARDF and our faithful partners, two words come to mind: opportunity and momentum.  Opportunity: As Anglicans, we have […]