World Neighbors changes the world one community at a time

World Neighbors, an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit, helps communities in remote and impoverished parts of the world identify and solve problems.

BY KEN RAYMOND Modified: November 23, 2012 at 8:24 pm •  Published: November 25, 2012

John L. Peters stood before the congregation at St. Luke’s Methodist Church with no idea what to say.

Earlier in the week, he’d penned a proper sermon, but held in the grip of a conviction greater than his own, he’d tossed it out a few hours earlier. He felt compelled to speak the truths he’d learned as a military chaplain during World War II … but what would come out? Would anyone understand?

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