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Faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead. - James 2:17 (NRSV)

During perestroika, a time of political and economic instability in the Soviet Union, many Russian people, fearing for their lives, left their birthplaces, their property, and their homes and ran to other places where they could live in safety. Our family moved from Chechnya to the Krasnodar region. We lived...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for remembering poor, needy, and hungry people. Help us to remember them too and to show them care and generosity. Amen.

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James 2:14

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