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
“Here’s two dollars,” he said, laying the crumpled bills in my hand on top of the others.
“How much money do you have?”
“Uhhh…about over a hundred and sixty-something,” he said. View Post
Brad asked me to send him a copy of a prayer he heard me say in Kenya. It’s a prayer I started saying a few years ago to remember all God has done for me and all He can do through me each day. Thank you for my daily bread.… Read More
Weeks ago, I told you my son’s sponsored child Achile needed a life-saving operation. I asked you (and over 800 Compassion Bloggers) to pitch in, to post, tweet, and give. And pray to God who heals the brokenhearted…literally! God answered our prayers! You spread the word and you gave! Generously.… Read More
He wore a whole new outfit the day we met in Ethiopia. New Spiderman underwear even. He folded over and tugged down on the waist band of his pants to show them to me. It was a little awkward. View Post
On Tuesday night I drove into the heart of Nashville with some friends who call themselves People Loving People. On the way, I asked them what exactly they do for or with or about the homeless of Tent City. Simple. Every Tuesday night they hand out water, hotdogs, grab a… Read More