Soon after 2010’s devastating earthquake, Mission Discovery teams arrived in the heart of the hardest hit areas. Today we continue to return because 400,000 Haitians live in tent cities amid abhorrent conditions.
It’s near and it’s far. It’s among us and beyond us. It’s coming soon and it’s right now. The Kingdom of God is clothed in mystery. It’s the idea that one day through Christ everything will be made whole. When we look around it’s clear that today is not that day. But we’ve got the key, so why not give our all to pulling the future into the present? We are invited to live as though this is the day all will be made well. We are invited to become part of the solution.
Her white smile contrasted sharply against her bright blue hair. She was a talkative and funny young lady who enjoyed being silly and telling jokes with her friends. She seemed to be enjoying her week...
What comes to mind when you think of “the least of these”? The homeless? the hungry? the orphan? the poor? the widowed? What about our brothers and sisters around the globe who are mentally handicapped or are suffering from some sort of physical or mental disability?