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Marked with an X

By Laura McKillip Wood   In 2013 a church in a village near Juba, the capital of South Sudan, built the only brick and mortar Christian school in the town. Before the stucco siding even dried, the local government painted red X’s on each side. They also painted X’s on the mud-walled church building nearby […]

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Impact of ICOM

By Laura McKillip Wood   Last November, my husband and I packed our kids into the back of our compact car and began our three-hour journey to ICOM. Looking back at their three faces in the seat behind me, I couldn’t help but think about how much fun they’d have in the next few days. […]