I was about sixteen years old at a youth retreat in Puerto Rico. The speaker had finished and there was an altar call. I started to pray for all of those “others” that needed to hear the call of God. I prayed for God to touch lives. I was surprised when suddenly I felt a weight on my shoulders.
I landed at the airport in Habana and went through customs. The airport seemed like an image out of the past and I felt a little apprehensive.
On Friday, August 29th, American Baptist International Ministries (IM) missionaries, along with faith leaders from the Episcopal, United Methodist, United Church of Christ, Catholic and Jewish traditions, joined in a prayer service for Central American children fleeing violence.