Living Out James 1:27

Chances are, if you’re reading a 127 Worldwide blog you want to learn more about caring for orphans, widows, and vulnerable communities. However, for many of us the James 1:27 command to “visit orphans and widows in their affliction” can seem very theoretical, even daunting. Yes, we readily assent that we should care for people in vulnerable situations... But how in the world does this actually play out in day to day life?

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Partner Story: The Upstream Impact of Gospel Transformation

In episode 30 of the Simply 127 podcast, Chris speaks about how he became involved in ministry in the Kibera slums of Kenya. From his story, we see just how vital the gospel is to the formation of the next generation of justice seekers.

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Advocate Story: Dorothy Bowman at our 10 Year Celebration

Dorothy Bowman is a retired school teacher. She and her husband, Ron, live in Wake Forest, North Carolina and have been longtime 127 supporters. At 127 Worldwide’s 10th birthday celebration, she was invited to share some of the story of her family’s involvement in the ministry from the very beginning. What follows is adapted from what she shared at our birthday celebration in December 2021.

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Advocate Story: The Global Church as Family

As we celebrate ten years of ministry, we’re remembering all the ways God has used 127 Worldwide to connect and equip the global body of Christ. Wesley’s story of partnership with David is just one of the many stories we’re thankful to be a part of. Recently he and Advocate Relations Coordinator Amanda Walton sat down to talk about his story with 127 Worldwide.

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Ten Lessons in Ten Years of 127

The last 10 years have been full of the hardest and simultaneously most rewarding adventures that God has ever invited me to join. Recently, someone on our team suggested that I reflect on 10 lessons that God has taught me during 10 years of leading 127 Worldwide. I accepted the challenge. This list is not exhaustive, but hopefully it will be useful and at the very least mildly entertaining.

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