Category: Act

Are you fasting for Lent? If so, are you doing it like this?

Feast vs. Fast this Lent: • Fast from judging others; feast on the Christ dwelling in them. • Fast from emphasis on differences; feast on the unity of life. • Fast from apparent darkness; feast on the reality of light. • Fast from thoughts of illness; feast on the healing power of God. • Fast …

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Invisible Children’s Real Achievement: There May Never Be Another Rwanda

[Title from Forbes article] If you’ve been under a rock and haven’t seen or heard of #KONY2012, here’s a link. It’s a VERY powerful display of the power of social media. The video has been viewed millions of times in the past few days, when the original goal was only 500,000 views in the year 2012. …

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I’m drinking only tap water during Lent so Ugandans can have safe water. Join me?

40 Days of Water is being coordinated by blood:water mission February 22 – April 7, 2012. This is the season of Lent – the 40 days before Easter. My plan is to drink only tap water (NOT bottled water) for these 40 days. Collectively we track the money saved on soft drinks, coffee, tea, juices, etc… and give it to enable Ugandans to have clean water sources.

Are you willing to sign your name and stand for freedom?

This is one simple, quick thing you can do today to help. Click through to sign your name and urge Obama to help end human slavery.

Fair Trade Fridays

Learn about Fair Trade – what it is, how to identify fair trade products, how to move toward a slave-free world!

TIP: a prayer reminder tool

Echo is a tool to help you pray more diligently. Pray for your friends, family, church, country, personal issues – and thank God continually. Echo actively sends you reminders. You customize it in the way that’s most useful for you — you can get emails or text messages any time throughout the week — and it reminds you to pray for one person or issue at a time.

Urgent email campaign to raise your voice for Deimante, 7 year old Lithuanian

Update: Victory for Deimante!!!! Read more here… WARNING: The video and material surrounding this 7 year old Luthuanian girl is graphic and very disturbing! See more information. View with caution. Deimante is a 7 year old who has been rented to men by her mother. Her father has been murdered while trying to fight for her. The …

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Do you have 3 minutes of freedom to share?

Here’s the bottomline – Asia Bibi has a death sentence because she is a Christian. You can help in about 3 minutes by sending an email of encouragement along with a prayer. Will you give 3 minutes of your freedom?

Hint: That’s not much more time than it’s taken you to read this.

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

5 Things You Can Do To Help End Slavery! 1. Tell people that slavery still exists. 2. Be an ethical shopper. This is all about buying and supporting fair trade. 3. Learn about the problem. Educate yourself with blogs, documentaries. The material is available. 4. Get involved. Find a local organization or virtual way to …

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5 Minute Challenge (2012)

Take the 5 minute challenge and commit 5 minutes a week to pray for each country on the World Watch List.

By the end of 2012, we will have prayed for all 50 countries on the World Watch List.