August 2017

Assisting victims of Hurricane Harvey

Converge Responds: Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey rolled through Southeast Texas this week, leading to the loss of lives and leaving flooding and destruction in its wake. Converge Texas church planters Justin & Rebecca Moore (Cypress Community Church) and...

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Engaging Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen―in Dearborn, Michigan

Engaging Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen―in Dearborn, Michigan

When my wife and I moved to Lebanon in 2007 as Converge missionaries, we had no idea we would wind up back in my hometown of Dearborn, Michigan. Since 2013 our family (my wife Christie and our five children) has been learning how to settle back...

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2.3 million affected by flooding in Assam, India

Assam Flood Relief 2017

Assam, India, received nine inches of rain in 48 hours August 12-13. An estimated 2.3 million people across Assam and Arunachal States were affected by flooding. Many are in areas where Converge works and our national partners have...

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The change we need will take more than words.

Converge Responds to Charlottesville Violence

I grew up in Virginia. Specifically, I grew up in the western part, the Shenandoah Valley, where I lived the first 24 years of my life. The area is stunningly picturesque, particularly in October, when the leaves turn to an orchestra of color. I...

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Converge Responds to North Korea Missile Threats

Converge Responds to North Korea Missile Threats

FROM OUR PRESIDENT:
Many of you have read about the recent military activity in North Korea, which has moved forward with developing ICBMs (intercontinental ballistic missiles). This technology, in addition to their pursuit...

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NewsCelebrating 165 years—and the best is yet to come

Celebrating 165 years—and the best is yet to come

In 1844, a group of women from the Baptist churches in New York City petitioned their leaders to start a ministry to reach sailors who visited the New York ports. They established First Baptist Mariners Church and chartered a ship called Zion and...

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