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Fear Not

by Jennifer Copeland I love hopeful verses. This one is chock-full of words that are meant to give hope. Fear not. Good tidings. Great joy. All people. A Saviour. I don’t know about you, but I think just the sound of those can lift your spirits. Fear not This year has been a tough one.… Continue reading Fear Not

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The Best Gift Ever

by Jennifer Copeland For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16 Have you ever received a gift and didn’t realize until much later how valuable it was? This verse describes a gift which, when it arrived… Continue reading The Best Gift Ever

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Voices of Youth

by Jennifer Copeland Today is World Children’s Day. Since 1954, United Nations has marked the 20th of November every year as the day to celebrate children, their rights, and their power to bring about change. Around the world, change is needed. The precursor to change is awareness, so here we are, on this day, raising… Continue reading Voices of Youth

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Remember Them

The poppy. Every time you see that splash of brilliant red on someone’s lapel in November, you know what it means and why it’s there. Most of us will have read John McCrae’s poem, the reason that poppies are now symbolic of the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. Why Do We Celebrate?… Continue reading Remember Them


Let This Be the Year

Until last month, I had no idea what Giving Tuesday was. When I joined Planet Hope, Giving Tuesday kept coming up in our conversations. I read about it online, and then I began to mention it to others around me, wondering if I was the only one out of the loop. No one else knew… Continue reading Let This Be the Year

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Help support us!

Planet Hope. Our name reflects what we’re all about. We strive to do as much good and spread as much hope as we can across the globe. That’s why we’re here to offer affordable services that would otherwise be out of reach for some individuals and organizations. We’re a small but mighty team standing by… Continue reading Help support us!

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Single Women of the Bible: Naomi

Last week in this series, we met Ruth, the Moabite woman who found her happy ending with Boaz. Because she plays the starring role, we get her story in detail and sometimes overlook the supporting character, Naomi. She is Ruth’s mother-in-law, and without her I’m not sure how Ruth and Boaz’s story would have played… Continue reading Single Women of the Bible: Naomi

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Happy World Internet Day!

Coffee makers. Telephones. Wheelchairs. Microwaves. Our world is full of inventions created by brilliant and resourceful people. While we should celebrate ingenuity in all the ways it enriches our lives, it’s hard to think of many that have impacted our lives as much as the internet. Today, we celebrate World Internet Day. On this day… Continue reading Happy World Internet Day!


Single Women of the Bible: Rahab

Today we’re kicking off a new series on the blog. It’s for all you single ladies out there, but if you’re not in that category, don’t let that put you off. You’re about to meet some of the most intriguing, courageous women in the Bible. They happen to be single, but that fact doesn’t stop… Continue reading Single Women of the Bible: Rahab