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Facing the Literacy Barrier

Facing the Literacy Barrier

A few years ago, a 5th grader sat in my Kids Church classroom with his head on the table. He was exceedingly frustrated with the activity that I had assigned – reading a small portion of scripture and writing a reflection in their personal journals. This...

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Is missions for me?

Is missions for me?

 When you hear the word “missions”, what is the first thing that you think of?Better yet, was it a third world country you just thought of? If so, which one?Kenya? Indonesia? Haiti?  Growing up in church, you probably heard the well-known phrase coming...

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How to fix homelessness in Atlanta

How to fix homelessness in Atlanta

COMMUNITY IS WHY HOMELESSNESS NO LONGER HAS A HOLD ON MY LIFE My name is Andrew Lallerstedt. I am the director of the iAM department of Atlanta Dream Center that addresses homelessness and for over 7 years of my life, I was homeless. Early on, I would have...

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