Recently, Medical Ambassadors Haiti (MAH) was asked for help from one of our local fishing communities. The issue was that the fishermen were using the same old fishing techniques that had been passed down through generations, but the number and size of fish caught had been insufficient for a long time.
Franklin D. Roosevelt took the office of president in the middle of the Great Depression and then lead the United States through World War II. While he was helming the nation through one of its hardest decades, he was struggling with partial paralysis as the result of polio.
The heart of the church and their discipleship movement is to always keep your eyes open for people in need around you, always look for God’s hand on people and listen to his voice as you interact with others.
Believers have long held the often counter-cultural belief that children, especially very young ones, are precious in God’s sight.
Growing up, Claudia was constantly on the move. Her parents’ jobs took the family from country to country, and her young life was a blur of one new school after another. She focused on her studies, though, and was very academically gifted, so she finished high school at age 15.
Philip Yancey related a disturbing conversation he’d had with a friend on the topic of forgiveness, reflecting on a historical event he had read about that echoed humanity’s troubled understanding of forgiveness.