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From Prostitution to Victimization by Nell Green, CBF Field Personnel

There was the street with more windows than before. They were bigger and they had neon lights. Every window had someone in them…male and female. Each one was attempting to show off their wares. It was eleven o’clock in the morning. A couple of nights later, we were visiting friends in the area. We walked along the street. Men getting off work were ‘window shopping.’ Only a few of the windows were occupied as business was quite brisk at this time of day.

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Ask and It Shall Be Given by CBF Field Personnel to Persians

A. went into one of the buildings at the University to get some papers. It was evening. The building was empty. The hallway to the elevator exit was long. And there, before he reached the elevator, A. experienced an unexpected, powerful outpouring of God’s Spirit which lasted for seconds and hours at the same time

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"I came to thank Jesus!" by CBF Field Personnel to Persians

“I came to thank Jesus” was the response of K, a young Iranian Muslim woman when I asked her what brought her to the Persian service that day.  

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"I think Jesus likes me!" by CBF Field Personnel to Persians

“I was sitting next to this lady in my 6 hours flight from San Francisco.
She was reading bible. she told me some bible stories and i talked about our church with her.  I think Jesus likes me.”

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Going the Second Mile by Nell Green

This past week, I heard a sermon on what Jesus meant when he said, “If someone asks you to go one mile, go with him two.” (Matthew 5:41) It was one of those sermons that you were compelled to take with you into your week and ask yourself, “In this situation, what does it mean to go the second mile?” My husband and I bantered back and forth a bit over the next couple of days saying, “Remember! Go the second mile!” And then I saw Matthew 5:41 put into action.  I witnessed a stranger going the second mile.  

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The Greatest Gift by Missy Ward-Angalla

This past fall we launched a new vocational training initiative for women from some of the most difficult backgrounds from our community. These women received two months of training in business, marketing, and practical skills. Most importantly, they had time to worship and pray together. Women from a variety of backgrounds came together in community to learn and grow. 

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More Than A Program

In December we hosted a graduation celebration for our shelter residents and families. Together we prayed, worshipped and celebrated the incredible work that God had done in their lives! Our graduations are always incredible as we reflect the change in the girls. But this one stood out to me even more… 

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Curriculum for Limited / non English Speaking Parents and Children

Ready for School! An Early Childhood Curriculum for Limited/Non-English Speaking Parents and Children Ages 3-4

 

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Karen Refugees Featured in Videos

Lita Sample shares about the ministry to Karen refugees and the response of churches in two short videos. 

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A New Heaven by Karen Morrow, CBF Field Personnel

Recently I had a glimpse of heaven which was much different than my former experience of solemn worship and praise.  I was privileged to attend the baptism of the son of one of my friends who attends our Bible Study for women from the Middle East.  

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