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Our Giving Should Become Personal

A Devotion from Jeff Simmons, President of JMI & Senior Pastor at Rolling Hills Church  Through Justice & Mercy International, we have the opportunity to make justice personal to the poor, the vulnerable, and the forgotten. Giving is such an important part of this. When we give, we are investing …

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Celebrating Moldovan Moms All Year Long

“What do you like to do in your free time?” It’s a simple question that drew tears from a grandmother at our Mother’s Gathering in the village of Albota de Jos. Like most women in Moldovan rural villages, her days are devoted to never-ending chores, gardening, and looking after children. …

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Sponsor Spotlight: Dan Wright

Dan Wright wishes he’d had a mentor as a kid. “I know how desperately I could have used someone coming from ‘the outside’ to encourage me and show me my full future potential and my value to God,” he says. As a JMI sponsor for eight years now, he seeks …

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God Is So Good: My 10 Years of Amazon Trips

Written by Anna Townsend, Preschool Pastor at Rolling Hills Community Church Don’t you love it when God allows you to experience something that truly marks your heart in a way you couldn’t have dreamed? As you think about those things, it’s likely that whatever it is, you now can’t imagine …

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What Happens When My Sponsored Child Graduates?

In this post: -When do Vulnerable Children graduate? -What happens to my sponsorship? -What educational options do the children have? -Who goes into the Transitional Living program? If you’ve spent years writing letters to your sponsored child, or even visited them in person, you might have a lingering question in …

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Christ, Our Passover!

An Easter devotion from Priscila Rodrigues, pastora in the Amazon 1 Corinthians 5:6-8 confronts us with the seriousness of sin and the magnificence of Christ’s work. Here, Paul shows us that something as small as yeast can affect the entire dough; likewise, sin, even though it may seem insignificant, can …

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EASTER: A Celebration of Hope and Renewal

Written by Esdras Silva, pastor in the Amazon “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 Easter is a sacred time for Christians, as it reminds us of Jesus Christ’s …

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Baptized in the Waters of the Amazon

Written by Jayden Stidham, Belmont University student When the chance to go on a week-long trip to the Amazon came up during my human anatomy class, I wasn’t sure what to think. It seemed like a wild idea, but I signed up anyway because, hey, it sounded like a cool …

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Sponsor Spotlight: Ashley Fox

Ashley Fox and her family have had the opportunity to sponsor several children in Moldova through JMI since 2013. They have also traveled with us to meet their sponsored children many times and volunteer at summer camp. Below, she shares her sponsorship experience. Q: Why did you become a sponsor? …

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Sponsor Spotlight: Gina Williams

Gina Willams says her family has been blessed to sponsor children in Moldova since 2013. She has also been on mission trips with JMI to both the Amazon and Moldova, where she got to meet her sponsored child in “one of the most touching and emotional experiences.” Listen to an …

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