One of the ministries EPM supports is Action International. Devendra and Koko Rai work with Action in India, and in November, Devendra sent out a prayer request for the daughter of an Indian pastor. Changpi (who turned 7 on December 8) was diagnosed with a hole in her heart that created complications in her liver.
Randy Alcorn's Blog: child
- Fri, Mar 23, 2012
Recently, Kimberly Smith, founder and director of Make Way Partners, posted on her blog the story of a Sudanese orphan named Achu. Like so many orphans, Achu’s account of suffering and abandonment was heartbreaking enough, but there was more—this 15-year-old girl was suffering from a horrific open wound that threatened to take not only her leg, but her life.
- Wed, Nov 03, 2010
- About Randy Alcorn
Well, did that get your attention? I ran across this email correspondence recently, related to Randy’s growing up years, and thought I’d share it with you. A high school student wrote a letter to Randy as part of her English class project. Here’s her letter along with Randy’s response.
- Sat, Jun 05, 2010
- Christian Life
Our friend Amy Guerino recently wrote a thoughtful blogpost that really spoke to me. I asked her permission to share it with you here.
“To live in the past and future is easy. To live in the present is like threading a needle.”
~ Walker Percy in Lancelot
In his book Conformed to His Image Kenneth Boa explains, “For many people, life has become so filled with if-only of the future that today becomes an inconvenient obstacle in the path of reaching tomorrow…We have a natural tendency to invest our energies in goals and accomplishments we hope to achieve in the days ahead. The problem is that even when we are able to attain these ends, we are already thinking of the next one. Thus, by moving from one product to product, we are rarely alive to the realities of the present.”