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Granny’s Challenge in the Midst of Malnutrition (3.6)

Here’s an illustration of what happens in Brenda Lange’s ministry, Orphans Unlimited, on a daily basis.  She’s making a HUGE difference in a rural, poverty area of Africa.  Life Impact’s ministry is to help keep workers like Brenda on the

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What do Elephants have to do with Orphans? (3.5)

While we are thinking of Brenda and African Challenges, let’s go a little further into field IMPACT.  My point in emphasizing these events from her field is to highlight that — A little INVESTMENT in MISSIONARY CARE protects a H … Continue reading

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Training Your Child to “Self-Protect”

Dear Staff,**               (LifeImpactMinistries.net) Dr. Phil, in his new book, “Life Code” writes his thoughts on how to operate in the secular American culture today.  The challenge for the Believer in any culture is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Child Abuse from Dr. Phil

Dear Staff,**               (LifeImpactMinistries.net) Recently Sheri was reading the latest book by Dr. Phil, Life Code, The New Rules for Winning in the Real World, and read me the following pages from the book. … Continue reading

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Focused Child-Raising Takes the Stress Out of Parenting

 Raising children is a daunting task no matter where you do it.   But in a cross-cultural, missionary or humanitarian aid situation, it has added stresses and concerns.  So how do we parents chart our child-rearing course through that jungle?  In … Continue reading

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Germy Airplane Rides and How to Protect Yourself

There are two things missionaries can’t get away from – long airplane trips and the germs those airplanes carry. Several hundred people and children climb aboard your plane — coughing, wheezing, sneezing, touching everything in sight. Is it any wonder … Continue reading

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Hours Driving on Bumpy Roads Needs Mental Diversion

When we lived in Central Asia and had to travel 3 to 6 hours by car to make our ministry appointments, I needed to stay alert so I didn’t hit the multiple ruts, ram into a horse-drawn cart or hitchhiker, … Continue reading

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