You're only one person...how can you make a real difference in a world teeming with hurting, forgotten, and impoverished people? Showing how you can become the heart and hands of Jesus, Newman shares practical suggestions; creative ideas; real-life stories; ministry contacts; websites; and step-by-step instructions for easy-, medium-, and high-level commitment projects.
God calls every Christian to help the millions of forgotten, impoverished, and hurting people in the world. How can one person make a difference when the need is so overwhelming? A Cup of Cold Water in His Name: 60 Ways to Care for the Needy offers practical and creative ideas, websites, and ministry contacts—everything needed to inspire readers to become the hands and feet of Jesus. Ranging from easy to high level commitment projects, readers will find instructions to help them make a difference in the lives of individuals, families, and even an entire community.
A former public school teacher, Lorie Newman is a speaker and writer. She leads groups of speakers on mission trips to impoverished nations to teach and train the women of those countries. She is the founder of an orphan ministry that enables 250 impoverished African orphans to receive regular food, clothing, and education through a partnership with Children's HopeChest. Lorie and her family live in the southeastern United States.
Although believers today are becoming more and more aware of the tremendous need in our world and our responsibility to care for the poor, most feel overwhelmed and powerless to even begin. In A Cup of Cold Water in His Name, Lorie Newman not only compels us to be involved in His work with the "least of these", she also offers hundreds of ideas and resources to do so! She calls it "going deep"
deep into God's heart for the poor, going deeper into their pain. This is without a doubt one of the best books written on this subject and I urge you to read it . . . then share it with a friend. - Dr. Wess Stafford, President and CEO, Compassion International and author of Too Small to Ignore and Just a Minute
Lorie Newman has a B.A. in Education from Augusta State University. She currently serves on the Executive Board of 29:11- Liberia Ministries.
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