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Advent Week 2: Praying for South Sudan

Donate this Advent Download the Advent Prayer Guide This second week of Advent we are praying for the church in South Sudan. A devastating famine, aggravated by civil war, has left 45% of the population “severely food insecure.” This means 4.8 million people are still starving. Here is our report from the ground: “It is […]

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Expectations of Advent

Donate this Advent Download the Advent Prayer Guide   Welcome to Advent. We at ARDF love that our tradition allows for this rich time of expectation. We are called to slow down and wait for Christ to come. Like any rich relationship, it takes an investment of time to grow and mature. In 2017, we […]

Advent 2017

Give an Advent Gift to ARDF Request Advent Materials This year, we are spending Advent exploring the ways the local church around the world reaches out to the marginalized in their midst. Follow along with our 2017 Advent Prayer Calendar. Your Advent gift will be used to empower the local church to strengthen communities in need. […]

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#GivingTuesday Giveaway!

ARDF is participating in #GivingTuesday 2017 And we couldn’t be more excited! #GivingTuesday is a global initiative that encourages all of us to give back and celebrate the power of generosity. As we start thinking about Christmas shopping for our friends and loved ones, let’s also remember the people around the world who lack the basic necessities of […]

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Praying for Hope

When did you last reach out to someone who was different from you? When did you last forgive someone? The church in The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is doing these things under very hard circumstances. We have mentioned one of these projects before. It gives boys who were formerly rebel soldiers a chance to rebuild […]

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Did You Miss It?

#Giving Tuesday was yesterday. This year ARDF partnered with Wendell Kimbrough to bring you a new worship song called “Seeds of the Kingdom.” As Wendell says, “It is about God building His kingdom through the church, through us.” Many of us already sing Wendell’s music in our churches. But if you don’t know of Wendell, […]