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What Can I Do To Help Refugees?

I often receive the question, “What can I do to help refugees?” Here are a few things to help you get started in refugee ministry. “Sponsor” a single mother by weekly visits which could include sharing meals together, grocery shopping, … Continue reading

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“Your Life Matters To Me”

My last post was written about 6 weeks ago. In it, I stated that there were 20 Congolese refugees attending my church. The following week, that number grew to 30. Then the next week, 40. Now, there are over 50 … Continue reading

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Woodlawn Refugee Ministry

Last year at this time, I went to church each Sunday and instead of going into my designated Sunday school class, I sat at a small, glass table near the coffee area with one Burundian refugee, Benjamin. He wanted to … Continue reading

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So Many Needs, So Many Blessings

The past 2 months have been filled with an extraordinary amount of life. Here’s a picture blog of my life since October: October 2016 November 2016 December 2016

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Yearning For Community

*I am going to be posting some excerpts from my book in the next few blog posts for those of you who have not yet read it.* A yearning for community fills many refugeeā€™s hearts with longing for a home … Continue reading

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A Baby Shower for Refugee Mothers

All life is worthy of celebrating. The birth of a new baby is a joyful event indeed and we have been given the opportunity to celebrate alongside many expectant refugee mothers. My good friends, Patty and Faina, are hosting a … Continue reading

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Welcome To My World

You may have noticed that I am an infrequent blogger. I have a lot I would like to say, but most of my thoughts remain hidden from cyberspace. I have always believed that if I am going to do something, … Continue reading

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Female Refugees Say: Thank-you, America

“What are my rights as a woman in the United States?” This was the very personal, painful question asked by a refugee woman who was having marriage problems. Many refugees come to the U.S. having been raised in cultures with … Continue reading

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Do You Want To Review My Book?

On Tuesday, May 31, my Ebook “Refugee Resettlement: On The Frontlines: Christian Compassion Meets Rugged Reality” will be published to Amazon. I am looking for a few folks who would like to review my book for free in exchange for … Continue reading

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Upcoming Ebook About Refugee Resettlement

I am in the beginning stages of writing an ebook titled, ‘Refugee Resettlement: On The Frontlines.’ Some of the topics that will be covered are: My convictions as a Christian in helping ‘the stranger’ Personal experiences as a volunteer with … Continue reading

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