Rob Radtke

Tuesday, Nov 04, 2014

An Historical Journey: 75 Years of Healing a Hurting World

I’m excited to introduce Episcopal Relief & Development’s virtual timeline, featuring key moments in our 75 Years of Healing a Hurting World. Our team has been hard at work — scouring the archives, checking dates and discovering new details about our growth into a global 

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Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Prayer and Perseverance

Lately, it’s been hard to watch the news. We are bombarded with images of devastation — people affected by an Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the plight of Syrian refugees and internally displaced people in Iraq and those in need of food and shelter in Gaza. At home, we are facing 

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Saturday, Jun 14, 2014

Happy “Papa’s” Day!

By Rob Radtke
Just a few weeks ago, I attended my daughter’s high school graduation, a milestone that caused me to reflect on being a father.  My wife and I are fortunate to have a daughter that sees the world in terms of possibilities, and believes

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Friday, Apr 18, 2014

Easter Sunday: The Inclusive Body of Christ

By Robert W. Radtke

This reflection for Easter Sunday is from the eleventh edition of Episcopal Relief & Development's Lenten Meditation booklet. Leaders from across the Anglican Communion were invited to reflect on their favorite scriptures and other resources. 

Jesus said to h

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Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013

‘And Now Let Us Welcome The New Year’

And now let us welcome the new year, Full of things that have never been.                           
Rainer Maria Rilke      

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Monday, Sep 23, 2013

How Can We Sustain The Gains In The Fight Against Malaria?

I have experienced difficult days in this community trying to console mothers who lost their babies and husbands who lost their wives. We thought our ancestors were punishing us until we learned that mosquitoes and malaria were the cause of our predicament. I am glad the community is aware of the causes and preventive methods. Most pregnant women now deliver healthy babies and children sleep well at night. – Chief Ayinga, village leader, Padaguur, Ghana

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