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Rallying around a Global Church Pledge to See Children Thrive in Families

Around the world, COVID-19 has pushed more families into crisis, leaving children vulnerable to separation from their family. At the same time, pressure on national governments to reform the way they care for vulnerable children—from institutions to care within a family—is at an all-time high. Since the days of the early church, Christians have prioritized …

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In Haiti, “For Most Children, School Means Food”

The pandemic was the latest in a long list of crises for Haitians, who are particularly worried about hunger and insecurity. According to the latest update of report on the Caribbean country of the Foreign Affairs Ministry os Spain, dated March 2021, nearly 75% of the population lives below the poverty line and 54% suffer from extreme poverty. Moreover, …

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Vulnerable Children Need Even More Support After Pandemic

Compassion UK is appealing for more support for children and families living with hunger and malnutrition in the world’s poorest communities. The call coincides with World Hunger Day on Friday and follows a recent report from the UN World Food Programme estimating that 270 million people are at risk of starvation across 20 hotspot countries, …

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Uganda Without Orphans

As the COVID pandemic continues, it has become overwhelmingly clear that the mental health of both adults and children has been deeply affected because of income loss, school closures, government lockdowns and isolation. The team at Uganda Without Orphans learned of a vulnerable family in their community whose father was struggling with serious mental health issues. Thankfully …

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EAUK Speaks Up on the Challenges Around Conversion Therapy

Why is the Evangelical Alliance opposing proposals to end conversion therapy?The Government’s 2018 LGBT Action Plan set out its intention to end conversion therapy in the UK. Proposals on how the Government will do this are now imminent. In the four-year action plan, and in recent parliamentary statements, the Government has sought to reassure churches …

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World Vision Reaches 59 Million with Aid as Charity’s COVID-19 Response Was Its Largest Ever

As more than a year has passed since the coronavirus pandemic was declared, leading evangelical aid organization World Vision partnered with tens of thousands of faith leaders and communities worldwide to reach 59 million people through relief and virus prevention efforts. Not long after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, …

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Family Unity: A Christian Alternative to Orphanages

Earlier this week I read Elli Oswald’s insightful piece on the prevalence of sexual abuse in orphanages. Her writing was spurred by the horrific news that an American missionary had been convicted of sexually abusing children at an orphanage in Kenya. As Ms. Oswald wrote, it’s a disturbing truth that even Christian institutions that we would …

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ACSI and Ron Blue Institute Partner to Offer Biblical Personal Finance Course to Christian School Students

ACSI and Ron Blue Institute are pleased to announce a new partnership designed to equip junior and senior high school students with a biblical foundation for financial management, enabling them to be wise stewards of their God-given resources.   The Biblical Personal Finance Curriculum is a six-week offering consisting of six modules that will train students …

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“A Child Needs a Father and a Mother”, Says Swiss Evangelical Alliance

The Swiss parliament approved the “marriage for all” law in December, allowing LGBT people to adopt and use reproductive technology. Now two initiatives seek to collect 50’000 signatures to ask the population in a referendum. The Swiss Evangelical Alliance is asking for a referendum to make sure the population supports the “Marriage for all” law …

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