Repost: Compassion Wednesday: Oh How He Loves Us

https://youtu.be/TCunuL58odQ Play the song. Close your eyes, and just listen. It's easy to forget. The love. The incomparable, immeasurable love of God. We focus on the hurt, the hate, the anger, the fear. We see the pain, and we ask "Does God really love us? All of us?" And I say, yes. Yes He does. … Continue reading Repost: Compassion Wednesday: Oh How He Loves Us

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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

Compassion Wednesday: Reblog: How To Dream Like a Champion

This story first appeared on Compassion International's Blog on August 16, 2016. Poverty robs children of hope. Hope that tomorrow can be different than today. That’s why we’re in the dream-making business. As a product of hope, dreams are a catalyst for achieving a future filled with opportunity. The following athletes in our Child Sponsorship … Continue reading Compassion Wednesday: Reblog: How To Dream Like a Champion

Everything You Need to Know About Making the World a Better Place

I know what you're thinking: That's a mighty bold statement I made in the title of this post. And now you're wondering how I could possibly put Everything you needed to know in one post. Or, maybe if you're someone who has read my blog for some time now and you can see where I'm … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Making the World a Better Place

So, Why do Bad things happen to Good people?

https://youtu.be/WFY2Hdh7cvA I love this song. I really do. It's catchy, it's inspiring. But, for me, it's wholly unsatisfying. What do I mean by that? I mean that the platitude that it pays to the listener, much like many theological anecdotes floating in the air lately, doesn't satisfy the question of why bad things happen to … Continue reading So, Why do Bad things happen to Good people?