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Harvest of Hope

Kay Marshall Strom

Harvest of Hope

Kay Marshall Strom

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Kay Marshall Strom shows you how small purchases (for example, a goat) from catalog-type ministries on behalf of others can get a third world family or a village on the road to economic health. Kay offers here an invitation to discover the power and joy of giving that changes lives--yours, and the lives of people all over the world.

- Publisher When you give money to a charity, what happens to it? Does the money actually reach a person who is in need? Does a small gift really make a difference to anyone?Several years ago Kay Marshall Strom discovered a new avenue for giving that especially intrigued her: gift catalogs. The catalogs, put out by various organizations, offer opportunities to provide specific material, educational and medical provisions for people all over the world, such as a year of school for a Chinese pastor's child, tuberculosis medicine for a patient in North Korea or animals for a family in Cambodia.But Kay wanted to find out for herself what happened when the families actually received the gifts purchased. So, working with Partners International, she set out on an eye-opening expedition around the world. What she found was financial integrity, fulfilled promises and radically changed lives.Through these pages you can travel with her on her journey. See the delight of families, and enter the stories of hope in the midst of struggle. Kay offers here an invitation to discover the power and joy of giving that changes lives--yours, and the lives of people all over the world.

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About "Harvest of Hope"

Kay Marshall Strom shows you how small purchases (for example, a goat) from catalog-type ministries on behalf of others can get a third world family or a village on the road to economic health. Kay offers here an invitation to discover the power and joy of giving that changes lives--yours, and the lives of people all over the world.
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When you give money to a charity, what happens to it? Does the money actually reach a person who is in need? Does a small gift really make a difference to anyone?Several years ago Kay Marshall Strom discovered a new avenue for giving that especially intrigued her: gift catalogs. The catalogs, put out by various organizations, offer opportunities to provide specific material, educational and medical provisions for people all over the world, such as a year of school for a Chinese pastor's child, tuberculosis medicine for a patient in North Korea or animals for a family in Cambodia.But Kay wanted to find out for herself what happened when the families actually received the gifts purchased. So, working with Partners International, she set out on an eye-opening expedition around the world. What she found was financial integrity, fulfilled promises and radically changed lives.Through these pages you can travel with her on her journey. See the delight of families, and enter the stories of hope in the midst of struggle. Kay offers here an invitation to discover the power and joy of giving that changes lives--yours, and the lives of people all over the world.
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Meet the Author

Kay Marshall Strom

Of Kay's 34 published books, four have been book club selections, nine have been translated into foreign languages, and one has been optioned for a movie. Her writing credits also include numerous magazine articles, short stories, two prize-winning screenplays, books and stories for children, and booklets for writers. Her writing has appeared in several volumes including More Than Conquerors; Amazing Love; The NIV Couple's Devotional Bible; and The NIV Women's Devotional Bible, and The Bible for Today's Christian Woman. Her work also is included in a number of compilations, including various books from the Stories for the Heart series.

Kay speaks at seminars, retreats, writer's conferences, and special events throughout the country. In addition, more and more her writing and speaking are drawing her to countries and cultures around the world. Most recently she trekked through India, China, Indonesia, Sudan, Morocco, and Senegal - tape recorder and camera in hand - preparing to tell the rest of the story of our donor dollars at work in the lives of individuals and villages around the world.

Kay is a partner in Kline, Strom International, Inc., leaders in communication training.

Table Of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. A New Kind Of Banking
  • 2. Suffer The Little Children
  • 3. Water Of Life
  • 4. Enterprising Women
  • 5. Is There A Doctor In The House?
  • 6. Hope In The Time Of Aids
  • 7. A Place Of Refuge
  • 8. A Blessing Disguised
  • 9. So That All May Hear
  • 10. When Disaster Strikes
  • Conclusion
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix
  • About Partners International

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 263261
  • Product Code 0830834427
  • EAN 9780830834426
  • Pages 200
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Jun 2007
  • Sales Rank #25509
  • Dimensions 209 x 139 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.268kg

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