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The Power of Forgiveness in Afghanistan

Leslie Basham: Kate McCord discovered that among the women she met in Afghanistan, forgiveness is a foreign concept.

Kate McCord: Here's a people who have really been traumatized by their experiences of war, of being married to men who have abused them, and there’s no expectation of forgiveness for their own sins, for the things that they have done. There’s no understanding or very little understanding of what it means to forgive someone else. So they’re carrying the burdens of the things that have been done to them.

Leslie: This is Revive Our Hearts with Nancy Leigh DeMoss for Wednesday, August 19, 2015.

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: Well, we’ve been having such a great conversation with Kate McCord. That’s not her real name, but that’s the pseudonym she’s used for the book she’s written called In the Land of Blue Burqas.

Kate has been a humanitarian aid worker in Afghanistan for …

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About the Teacher

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.