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God’s Restoration Prophecy to the Motilone Indians

 Living With the Motilone Until the 1960’s the Motilone Indians (known as a violent stone-age tribe) had little contact with the outside world. They believed in the existence of a single God, and that evil spirits existed in the world. But they believed that God had rejected them for deceiving Him. A man named Sacamaydodji had come to them claiming

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Jesus Shine’s Brightly In Us

Jim Gordon, long-time supporter of Calcutta Mercy, recounts his recent visit to Calcutta, India: It was January 2015, and I found myself in Calcutta, India visiting Calcutta Mercy’s ministries. I got to see the city church, hospital, Blind School, Teacher’s Training College, and rural Mercy Schools. I learned many things, but perhaps the most impactful lesson came from India’s children,

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Finding Joy & “Pockets of Happiness” in a Messed Up World

Once, I was invited to officiate at a “baby dedication” for three little children. I thought about Pope Francis saying we have to minister to everyone, not just about abortion and gay marriage, but everything. That day was a reflection of what I call “God’s garden.” There were agnostics in attendance. There were Catholics, Protestants, and Jews there. I also met

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Mothers’ Day begins in the womb: Pray for at-risk mothers and babies.

Most years, I try to attend a “Mother-Daughter Tea” for Mothers’ Day. My Mother and sometimes my daughters and granddaughters join me. We celebrate our joyous relationships. Then on Sundays I participate in a Mother’s Day celebration at church. There is always good singing and Bible teaching. Then we go out to dinner, or cook a yummy dinner at home. God provides

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