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News November 21, 2011 posted by

Peace in Sudan, peace everywhere

By Jessica Connor. The horrors still haunt him: the gunfire that ripped his tiny village apart, the terrified screams of neighbors and friends as their homes were set ablaze, the 2,000-mile walk he and other young boys were forced to take to a refugee camp in Kenya, all the while fearing soldiers would slice him limb from limb.

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News November 21, 2011 posted by

AC 2011 gets high marks

By Jessica Connor. They asked, you answered — and the results are overwhelmingly positive. On 26 questions in six categories that attendees were asked to rate, Annual Conference 2011 got high marks in nearly everything. Eighteen of the 26 questions (69 percent) got very high ratings: averaging between 4 and 5 on a 5-point scale.

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News October 27, 2011 posted by

Feeding mouths, feeding souls

By Jessica Connor. You might not know it by the food-laden plastic bags their clients gratefully carry out, a new light in their eyes. You might not see the Lord behind the canned goods and the cuts of meat and the bakery-fresh loaves these men and women take away, scurried home to hungry families eager for new bounty in tough times.

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