Lord, Take Eternity and Stamp it on My Eyes

There was a time in my life I was so discouraged I considered leaving the ministry completely and going into real estate. Outwardly, I was doing all the right things, but my heart had become cold. One day, I was reading about the life of Jacob in the Bible, and suddenly the Lord began to speak to my heart. I realized, just like Jacob, I had messed up. I had been focused on good things, but not the right things…. Read...

Respond with Compassion and Understanding

John the Baptist sat in Herod’s prison. Knowing that his life hung by a very thin thread, he sent two of his disciples to Jesus to ask, “Are You the coming One, or do we look for another?” (Luke 7:20). What had happened to the mighty, fearless preacher who called his whole nation to repentance and accused the Pharisees of being a brood of vipers? John was born to elderly parents—an incredible miracle. Growing up, he must have heard them… Read...

Sisters of Compassion Do Acts of Kindness to Alleviate Suffering & Poverty in Slums Like Mumbai

Imagine you are packing your bag, preparing to take a one-way trip to another part of the country. You get on a train, travel about 1,500 miles and end up in a colony of rundown shacks—and you are going to live there. Where you’ll be staying, you have no running water, no bathroom and no guarantee of safety. You are there to serve leprosy patients, helping them bathe, cutting their hair, cleaning their wounds and feeding them. You will experience… Read...

Love Is All About Sharing

God is asking us to focus on the principle of love. This is the only force powerful enough to propel us across the bridges of detachment and simplicity. Only love can draw us to reality in our handling of material things, and only love can prevent us from shipwrecking on the rocks of legalism in this critical area of spiritual discipline. The Law of Love When Jesus was challenged to name the greatest commandment and thus sum up the moral… Read...