It has been said that the Bible is God’s love letter to humanity. Did you know that, second only to idolatry, including the love of money, the most talked about subject in the Bible is justice? There are hundreds of verses on the subject of caring for the poor, broken and marginalized. During Jesus’ three … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 8: Poverty and People with Disabilities
Looking at Deepak today, you would never know that he used to be a young and energetic boy. A few months ago, a large door he was repairing gave way and suddenly fell on him. This accident was disastrous for a young boy who was the sole breadwinner for his family. Deepak comes from a … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 7: Deepak
In the passage above we see a powerful truth concerning the precious heart of Jesus. The leper does not question whether Jesus has the authority or ability to take his infirmity away, but wonders whether he “wants to” make him well. The response from Jesus is immediate, and He confirms his desire to heal the … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 6 – The Unchanging Heart of God
Bridges assist travelers in getting from one point to another. Often they are built over rivers, streams or ravines and are embedded deep into the ground to securely extend the road. Without bridges, we would only be able to drive so far and then we’d be forced to either walk or take a boat to … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 5: Closing the Gap
Americans have been blessed to live in a free country in which access to one’s every need is generally obtainable. The freedoms and comforts many Americans enjoy have become so familiar that we may at times take them for granted and forget that many countries do not have these same opportunities. Unfortunately, many people around … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 4: Accessing All Nations
A developing country can best be described as a country with a relatively low per capita income, where most people have a lower standard of living with access to fewer goods and services than most people in developed countries. In contrast, a developed nation is one with a relatively high per capita income, where most … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 3: Developing Nations
Technology has connected continents like never before. Within seconds, we hear about triumphs or tragedies happening in faraway places. With this amazing knowledge comes a deep responsibility to our neighbors worldwide. In Luke Chapter 10, Jesus was challenged by the religious scholars of the day when asked to define the word “neighbor.” In His reply, … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 2: Who is My Neighbor?