July 16 – Rescue

Slavery isn’t just something we read about in our history books. It is a 32 billion dollar industry holding over 29 million people in its clutches right now. Let me tell you about one of those people…

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Sometimes It Takes Distress (6/4/13)

Please forgive the slightly different look to this post. You can see how The River Walk has evolved as this one is actually from four years ago today. I would never have guessed, when writing this at the time I would be living here less than two years later. Read: 2 Samuel 22:1-23:23, Acts 2:1-47, Psalm 122:1-9,…

February 8 – Your Love Extended

As crowded as these homes probably already were, I watched over and over again these kind and loving citizens open their homes to those who had been evicted (on pain of death) from theirs. I cannot but help compare the response of the western world that has such a greater capacity and yet continues to keep their doors closed.

Ecclesiastes 4:1 (Do Something)

Again, I observed all the oppression that takes place under the sun. I saw the tears of the oppressed, with no one to comfort them. The oppressors have great power, and their victims are helpless. (Ecclesiastes 4:1) Read: Ecclesiastes 4:1 – 6:12, 2 Corinthians 6:14 – 7:7, Psalm 47:1-9, Proverbs 22:16 Relate: Four million. That is roughly the total number…

John 4:9 (Why Me?)

The woman was surprised, for Jews refuse to have anything to do with Samaritans. She said to Jesus, “You are a Jew, and I am a Samaritan woman. Why are you asking me for a drink?” (John 4:9) Read: Deuteronomy 10:1 – 12:32 Relate: The Jew’s hatred of Samaritans was nothing unique. If you look at…