Why Pure & Faultless?James chapter 1, verse 27 reads, “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: caring for widows and orphans in their distress and keeping oneself unstained from the world.” The vision for Pure & Faultless sprang from these pages of God’s word. But it doesn’t end there.
The book of James is full of references to living out faith by working for His kingdom here on earth. God commands us to act on what we hear in scripture, and there are thousands of references in scripture to caring for the poor and needy! God warns, “But whoever catches a glimpse of the revealed counsel of God—the free life!—even out of the corner of his eye, and sticks with it, is no distracted scatterbrain but a man or ...posted on March 30, 2015
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
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