“Fatao’s disease is not a disease for a poor person. There is no way to pay . . . My prayer was that God would find somebody or give us the means to treat the child, and now that I know that Fatao will receive the surgery [through the Medical… Read More
Emily and Kat take us on a trip today. On a boat made of styrofoam. Then on foot through polluted waters. To a home built on stilts. Poverty is not merely a physical malady. It isn’t only measured in square feet and dollars. It is an ailment that plagues the… Read More
While brother and cousin played flag football, my youngest shivered on the sidelines. Her cousin, Sosy, struggled to get too-much-coat on. View Post
There was a time when I couldn’t go a week without mentioning “Redneck Neighbor” and his wife on my blog. When we first moved to the cul-de-sac they welcomed us with open arms, cold beers and a good amount of skepticism about Christians and Christianity. My how things have changed.… Read More
This month you and I are sending a Compassion sponsored child to the olympics!
Emilda is an 18 year-old sponsored child with the mental capacity of a three year-old. She lives in a squatter community in the Philippines. And she’s fast! View Post
If our church is average then no more than twenty percent of us drop something in the offering plate regularly. Twenty percent of us teach a class, help out at the food pantry, set up the chairs on Sunday morning, fix stuff when it breaks or serve the community in… Read More