Lighting Up the World for Christmas
And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying inRead moreposted on December 15, 2016
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
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