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Empowering Lives Web Quest

In the history section: 1. What does ELI care deeply about? The spiritual condition of all people and works closely with evangelical leaders and churches in both the USA and in Africa. In the Core Values Section: 1. What do the leaders of this nonprofit organization have to practice, rather than them seeking power? – National leadership – Partnership – Empowerment – Holism – Christ-Centeredness – Incarnational Ministry – Transformational Thinking 1. What is meant by “holistic work” when talking about empowerment?

ELI’s holistic work includes engaging in projects that address the spiritual, physical, and economic sufferings faced by the people.
2. What is the value of empowering the African people?

Empowering individuals and utilizing a variety of educational methods with an emphasis on ideas that can be demonstrated and transferred to others.
3. What is meant by Christ-Centeredness?

They commit to focus on prayer, seeking God’s leading through the Holy Spirit.
4. What does Incarnational Ministry mean?

To ensure that their personal culture, lifestyle, and material possessions in no way hinder or distract themselves or the receivers from the message of God's love and transforming power.
5. What is the connection of Transformational Thinking in peoples lives?

to motivate and involve others worldwide to invest their gifts and lives in God’s work across the globe.
In the view of Poverty section: 1.State the major reason there is poverty in Africa?

One major reason for poverty in Africa is the fact that people lack the skills, knowledge, or opportunities to succeed.

1. What does Positional Power mean and how is the ELI ministry implementing it in their ministry? Throughout Africa’s history any group that held positional power has used that power for personal, tribal, or national gain. ELI is fighting this aspect of poverty by developing national leaders and illustrating the potential for good that comes with positional power through education and example. In The State Of Faith Section: 1.What is the statement of faith? Is it good to have one? We believe in God the Father, Creator of heaven and earth, perfect in holiness, infinite in wisdom, and measureless in power. We rejoice that He concerns Himself mercifully in the affairs of men, that He hears and answers prayer, and that He saves from sin and death all those who come to Him through Jesus Christ. It is good to have one so u can stay faith to god. In The OUR MINISTRIES section: 1.Why is this a vital part of ministry and way of bringing HOPE to the African people? This is a vital part of the ministry because it helps then live kind of longer. They have hope for living because people bring them food for the Africans. The Africans also have hope for new homes and buildings. In the get involved section: 1.If you can select and ministry to get involved in, which one and why? The ministry I would get involved with is the children’s ministry because I think it would be cool to see what kind of games they play. In the NEWS & UPDATES section: 1. I picked the foods for life kits. I picked that one because I really like food and if I like food then the African babies like food to. I also picked the food one because food keeps people alive. The MEDIA section: 1. Hope is going to Africa for education. There also getting hope by helping the people get better. I’ve learned that

then have hope for food and water.