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
Girl of Destiny in Rwanda!
I arrived in Rwanda and met the most amazing American couple, Amanda and Bill Bennett. Amanda has selflessly poured her heart out for young girls–as young as eight years of age!–who have been brutally raped and often beaten or worse. Sometimes even girls who have mental and physical disabilities.
We are proud to call Amanda one of us, one who shares the Pure & Faultless vision of being the hands and feet of Jesus to a broken world. And she has seen a lot of brokenness in Rwanda.
That’s why, I now know, she wantedRead moreposted on September 5, 2016
Jesus Loves MeIn February, Pure & Faultless posted the following photo on Facebook:
Shortly after we posted it, a friend raised her objection to the photo: it depicts the somewhat sad looking, scarred face of a child who may, in fact, not feel all that loved by Jesus or anyone else, based on his life circumstances. How could a God who claims to love him leave him in the situation he faces?
I read her text as I raced off to the train, and I had to agree. As I run from my posh office to the cozy train onRead moreposted on June 1, 2015