Journal

Opportunity in Thailand

Opportunity in Thailand

Thousands of Cambodian workers come to Thailand legally each year seeking work. These workers sign onto contracts with different companies for years at a time, most working eight hour days, seven days a week. They pay rent to live in work camp slums that provide...

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Soap-making Changing Lives in Thailand

Soap-making Changing Lives in Thailand

Down a dirt road that winds through a lush rural area, lives Anan. Her struggles to make a dignified living wage led her to a soap making class hosted by a local LBM church plant in conjunction with Freegrance Products. This class taught women at risk of falling prey...

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Preaching AND Serving

Preaching AND Serving

In many of our Christian circles we have reduced the gospel to "Jesus died so I can go to heaven." Most assuredly, the atoning death and resurrection of Jesus have made it possible for us to experience a restored relationship with God and spend eternity with Him. This...

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Another New Church Plant in Brazil

Another New Church Plant in Brazil

I (LBM Founder Patrick Hubbard) recently returned from Brazil where I spent time working with a group of our church planters and other leaders in southern Brazil. As part of our biannual training, I led sessions focused on equipping families to serve together, the...

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Interview on Spirit FM

Interview on Spirit FM

In this brief interview with Spirit FM, a Christian radio station in Lynchburg, VA, Patrick gives an overview and update on our comprehensive church planting efforts among the global poor. Our unique approach is empowering community led local churches to transform...

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Devotional: Bringing Forth Justice

Devotional: Bringing Forth Justice

Isaiah 42:1-9 is the first of four Servant Songs found in Isaiah. In this first song, God introduces His servant. In this passage the servant is the nation of Israel, though this will be developed in the other songs and ultimately point to the Messiah. In vs. 1-4 God...

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