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Unplanned Blessings

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Today was beautiful. I am not talking about the weather, although it was. I am not talking about the landscape, although it was. But what was really beautiful was the way God showed up. When we arrived early at the retreat center to set up, half the couples had already arrived and were waiting...

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Our Hearts Drew Us Back

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Our first trip to Africa was over thirty-five years ago to the country of Nigeria. It was a memorable trip in several ways. We lived in Nigerian homes, worked in the context of the local churches, learned the joy of worshiping like an African AND got a good dose of malaria! Even after surviving...

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Serving Those in Rwanda

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Our first trip to Africa was over thirty-five years ago to the country of Nigeria.  It was a memorable trip in several ways. We lived in Nigerian homes, worked in the context of the local churches, learned the joy of worshiping like an African AND got a good dose of...

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Trosha's Story

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Door Creek Church partners with World Relief in Rwanda, supporting their Church Empowerment Zone (CEZ) Model. Here's one story of many. Trosha and his wife had many challenges throughout the last three years. Their relationship was so destructive that they were close to killing one...

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Working Towards Transformation

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Imagine a small village where the average household lives on around $2/day? Most of the homes are made of material that can be easily collected from the countryside. Kids run freely, playing, laughing and living largely unstructured lives, at least by our American standards. These rural...

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2017 Brings a Year of Change

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"Love in action is relational, lived out in communities around the world as individuals invest their time and resources in the lives of their neighbors". - Jose Vega, Office Director, World Relief World Relief is working tirelessly to develop movement of change by empowering the church through...

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Quarterly Update from Our Partner in Rwanda - Spring 2018

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Dear Brothers and Sisters at Door Creek Church, We hope this finds you well. It’s always with great joy that we share with you our monthly updates for what the Lord has done in Ngoma Church Empowerment Zone (CEZ). Below are some praises; In the past month, there has been several...

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Our Partners in Rwanda - Making an Impact!

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Six thousand members. That’s the number of volunteers in Rwanda helping to build the pathway to Christ. Their hard work and faith in God shines through as they develop new techniques for farmers, mend marriages, and provide clean water for surrounding communities. Through the support of...

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Rwanda 2018 - Recapping the Trip in Photos

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(Photo Credits: John Smith)

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Thankful

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As I sit here awake before the rest of my family, thanks to jetlag, I am thankful. I am thankful for the experience I had in Rwanda. I am thankful to have experienced a sense of community that I long for in life but rarely taste due to my full participation in an American culture that is too...

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