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Find out how you can create a life-giving legacy that will transform lives for generations to come.

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God’s love. Your legacy. Lasting transformation.

God’s love transforms lives. When we partner with what God is doing in the world, amazing things can happen.

Families are freed from cycles of poverty. Children can receive an education that sets them up for life. Communities are empowered to take their future into their own hands. Local churches are strengthened. All of this leads to transformation that lasts for generation after generation. And all of it is done through Tearfund’s network of local church partners around the world.

Your legacy of faith

Tearfund’s Gideon Heugh has written a beautiful poem exploring how everyone can create a unique legacy that will impact generations to come.

Just a word

by Gideon Heugh

They say it’s impossible for one person to make a difference,
but impossible is just a word, one that breaks upon the insistence
of souls that align themselves with compassion,
who put their faith in love and put that love into action.

With God’s love, any one of us can turn the darkness to light,
send out ripples of change that stretch beyond sight.
With God’s love, hope can be breathed into weary lands,
communities brought to life, power put back into their hands.

Any one of us can leave a legacy of transformation – 
a legacy that will impact lives, lives that could change a nation
as every act of kindness brings heaven to earth,
showing people wounded by injustice their God-given worth.

They say it’s impossible for one person to make a difference,
but impossible is just a word, and you can close the distance
between the way the world is and the way it ought to be – 
with God’s love, your life, and your legacy.

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The legacies team are on hand if you have any questions that haven’t been answered here or would like to talk through your decision. Please email [email protected] or call 020 3906 3422 to get in touch with them.

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