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Hope and Helplessness In the Face of Need

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Hungry Children I stand under the shelter of a tin roof. The hot breeze stirs palm trees just outside the large open-air structure. Hundreds of children sit on benches pulled up to rough wooden tables. The sounds of young voices speaking Nicaraguan Spanish mingle with the stranger sounds of Miskito, the local indigenous language. Each child grasps […]

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Christmas Bells and Tragedy

hope in times of tragedy

“God did not send a subordinate to redeem us. He chose to do it himself. God himself enters into this world, the vale of soul-making, full of darkness and tragedy.” Alister McGrath I was driving to a party when I heard, my car loaded with food for teachers and staff at my school.  The news […]

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