Emotional, spiritual and physical healing will take time for anyone impacted by the September hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas. The churches in Nassau have responded with enormous generosity to some of the physical needs the evacuees face. Teachers, counselors, pastors attempt to attend to the psycho-social needs. The Body of Christ joins hands and feet to be present in light of needs expressed by the Bahamas Baptist Convention.
Stories are not enough to bring about transformation, but they are indispensably one of the first steps in recognizing the voices of the oppressed and embracing an attitude of humility and empathy to truly hear them.
What Puerto Rico’s Tabonuco trees taught me about the value of deep connections to survive storms and flourish in life and ministry.