Francis Jorge Valera (Dominican Republic)
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As for you, brothers and sisters, never tire of doing what is good. - 2 Thessalonians 3:13 (NIV)
Every so often a certain young man would arrive at my workplace to ask for money or for other assistance. Sometimes I willingly gave him money. Other times I did so grudgingly because though he always insisted he was going to change his ways, he didn’t. His addiction had destroyed...
God’s radical grace calls me to give and expect nothing in return.
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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”
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