Gleaning Wisdom From George Washington Carver

Carver was a man who worked extensively on finding uses for the peanut, sweet potato, soy beans, cow peas, and pecans. He discovered myriad industrial applications for these crops, from plastics to nitroglycerin, as a means of offering economic alternatives to cotton for poor farmers in the South. Carver never kept a lab book and left no formulas or procedures for his products; he seems to have been more concerned with proving sustainable agriculture as a viable means of existence. … More Gleaning Wisdom From George Washington Carver

Lost Boy of Sudan Finds His Bearings and Directs Our Attention Abroad

this infectiously joyful man is one of the Lost Boys of Sudan- a group characterized as the most war-traumatized children ever examined. As a young boy, he survived two life-threatening injuries; first from a severe bullet wound and second from a grenade to the chest. He miraculously survived impossibly long journeys across deserts without food or adequate water. He lost 13 brothers and his father during to Sudanese conflict. And despite these experienced and witnessed horrors, his Christian faith is strong, his compassion great and his desire to improve his home Khor Wakow Village is genuine and gaining traction.  … More Lost Boy of Sudan Finds His Bearings and Directs Our Attention Abroad

Develop a Heart For The Poor This Valentine’s Day

Understanding of the Urban Impoverished- Infusing Hope in a Culture We Don’t Understand, was a four week study held Summer 2019 at First Evangelical Free Church in Sioux Falls, SD. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, consider this inspirational series from Barry Termaat and Rich Merkouris to center your love on things that matter. … More Develop a Heart For The Poor This Valentine’s Day