The heart of sacrificial giving permeated in every person we met at Kawthoolei Karen Baptist Bible School and College. It was like seeing the poor widow Jesus talked about come alive. Serving no longer focused on the “I” but was morphed into becoming a true servant’s heart.
There is something very special about flying into a city where you know that this is where God has called you and that soon you will call home. Last week I looked out my window as we were about to touch down in Santa Cruz de la Sierra and my heart was filled with joy, excitement, and gratitude. God has been very faithful during this discernment process and I’m beyond thrilled to see what God has planned for me and my ministry with the House of Hope.
“Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to them.” To the exiles, it is the promise of their return home. But it is not only the promise of what God will do—it is spoken in the imperative, indicating what God’s people must do.
In a conversation with Mexican church leaders, Stan Slade and Tim Long get a question from Jesus!
Recent events have prompted me to offer a restatement of our commitment to the belief that racial and ethnic prejudice is wholly contrary to Jesus’ teaching.
… It seemed to me they’re simply existing. They look pretty but I know they could do much more if they discover the value they have before God’s eyes. I sense God leading me to sow His Word in their lives, to care for them and nurtured their lives with love and compassion.