Missions & Evangelism
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Grass-roots missions offer great benefits to American congregations as well as to those overseas. But one challenge is sustaining those relationships over time, says Ross Kane.
On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Courtney Cowart, the former co-director of the Office of Disaster Response for the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana, reflected on her experience working in New Orleans in the months after the storm. The divine image of God is a community of faithful relationships, she writes.
Ginghamsburg Church has raised millions of dollars to fund projects in Sudan. Photo courtesy of Ginghamsburg Church
One of the organizers of an outreach program that has raised $4.4 million for Sudan offers advice for others willing to think big.
A church in a depressed, Rust Belt town has raised more than $4 million to help people in Sudan. This remarkable project began when the Rev. Mike Slaughter challenged his congregants to turn away from consumer culture and spend their money to help people in need.