Global Mission donations up despite economic downturn

An offering basket from a Global Mission church plant in Taldykorgan in southeastern Kazakhstan. An upswing in donations to the organization this year echoes the findings of recent surveys, which indicate giving to religious charities remains steady despite the recession. [photo: Hans Olson/Adventist Mission/ANN] Despite the flagging global economy, the Seventh-day Adventist world church is reporting a 13 percent upswing in Global Mission donations for the first six months of 2009, compared to the same fiscal period last year

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