Church, It Doesn’t Have to be This Way

https://youtu.be/ZeBv9r92VQ0 This is not the post I wanted for my return. I had planned on writing an introduction to a new feature on my blog. However, this is far too important. If you've read my blog for any length of time, you know I cannot stay silent. Charlottesville. Tragic. Horrific. But a surprise? No. Why? … Continue reading Church, It Doesn’t Have to be This Way

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Compassion Wednesday: Compassion v. Fear

I've used this before, but I'm reusing it now. I don't think we're getting it. This is my warning statement for what's to follow. I will get political, and this is an indictment against the Church. If you do not wish to continue to read, that's all right. I'll be back to my normal stories … Continue reading Compassion Wednesday: Compassion v. Fear

Open Letter to the Church – A Compassion Wednesday Post

I see you. I see the fear that has gripped you. Fear for your safety, for your family. You see the carnage and atrocities everywhere you look. I'm afraid, too. It is rational to be afraid. It is rational to want to protect your loved ones. But, we're taking this beyond rational fear. Rational fear … Continue reading Open Letter to the Church – A Compassion Wednesday Post

Reblog: How Does the Church Offer Hope for Children in Poverty?

This is a reblog of the October 26, 2015 post on Compassion Internationals blog: Pauline is a 38-year-old mother of two, born and brought up in the Korogocho slums, east of Nairobi, Kenya. Here, she experienced the harsh realities of Nairobi‚Äôs urban settlements. Characterized by high levels of poverty, crime, disease, political instability, ethnic conflicts … Continue reading Reblog: How Does the Church Offer Hope for Children in Poverty?