I am the woman at the well
“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Romans 3:23
Serving vulnerable people around the world may result in us Americans being placed in a position of power, righteousness, and superiority. None of those adjectives are consistent with serving like Jesus did. Jesus, who was sinless and yet became fully human to experience all of the sin, loss and pain of his people. Jesus, who sat with the tax collectors and prostitutes and Samaritans and thieves and the so-called woman at the well. Jesus, who died for me while yetRead moreposted on January 19, 2016
When “Jesus Calls” in Uganda
“Come to me with a teachable spirit, eager to be changed.”
This is the very first line of the book, Jesus Calling, by Sarah Young, that Penninah is holding up in the photo.
What a powerful message for the first day of January in a book! It’s a call from Jesus to be teachable and to be eager. And Penninah possesses both of those qualities. Like the other girls at Rahab’s Corner in Uganda.
Imagine being a destitute young girl living in a slum, resorting to whatever it takes to make money to buy food to survive. ImagineRead moreposted on January 30, 2017
Bringing Hope to Rahab’s CornerLittle in life can prepare you for the stories of the women and girls of Rahab’s Corner. While we sit in our safe homes, thousands of miles away, or perhaps just a few miles away , girls are being hurt. Girls who do not know they have value; girls who have never known the meaning of true love.
The Rahab’s Corner staff has spent significant time in the slums of Kampala, hearing life stories and getting to know the women and girls who are being prostituted. Their hearts are broken. Twelve, thirteen and fourteen year-old girls having sex with men for nothing – not even a coin – only the mere promise of a small meal. Sixteen and Seventeen year-olds who have children, are selling themselves to survive.
Perhaps the ...posted on May 18, 2015