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Senegal 2016

Posted by Amanda Backenstose on

The table is set with a collection of perfectly curated dishes and glasses, the lavender candles are lit under the bounty of flower arrangements around the room and the cheese plate sits on the bar anxiously awaiting the arrival of my close friends. According to my latest Martha Stewart...

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Philly Restart: A Prov Partner

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We are grateful for the wonderful team of supporters that have built us up over the years. We hope to keep our donors and prayers engaged by sharing some of the stories and challenges on Facebook @ “Philly Restart” and on our​. We serve our meal on...


Posted by Adam Bruckner on

“Why don’t you just get a job?”That’s the question that trailed through my mind as I walked by homeless men when I was in college. One day in Chicago, I didn’t walk by. I stopped and asked. Instead of dropping a dollar in a hat, I traded a man lunch for some...

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Feeling Lucky: An Unpoetic Ode to Matriarchs

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My great-grandmother, Ina Davis was born in 1899; and I was lucky enough to know her. She cooked a mean fried chicken, the saltiest green beans you ever tasted and the best chocolate cream pie I've had to date. Granny sewed slipcovers and drapes in her barn on an old pedaled sewing machine, hung...

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What is Your Purpose?

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There is so much to process as I integrate myself back into the American life. Looking back on my two months in Thailand, I have recognized so many things I learned about God and what He desires for His creation. The first time I walked through the red light district and watched as young girls...

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Prayer of Consecration

Posted by Jill Carnuccio on

Father God, my Creator, I present my body to You, and to Your Son, My Savior, and to Your Holy Spirit, My Helper.  Every part of me was made by You, is redeemed through You and exists for fellowship with You. I confess to You that I have used My body in ways that refused You and...

I Wish: Reflections of a Republicrat


Posted by Jill Carnuccio on

I am soon to enter my 50th year of life. For all of my voting history, I have called myself a Republican. This year I became officially “Non-affiliated”, or more specifically, a “Republicrat”. The more I attempt to understand the differences the more I see that both...

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Social Justice Month: Guest post by Hannah Clark

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As I reflect on all the Lord has taught me about social justice, I distinctly remember a visit to Yangon, Myanmar during the summer of my sophomore year of college. My parents served with Operation Mobilization, teaching English to students after school. During one week of our stay, we had an...

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International Justice Mission

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“How do they do this day after day? How do they handle seeing this evil all the time and keep going?” These were my questions as I headed to the International Justice Mission Global Prayer Gathering last weekend. Just home from Haiti, I knew I was exhausted and really...



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