Whether J.R.R. Tolkien’s story of Bilbo Baggins’ adventure is familiar or foreign, few can question the genuine pleasure reading it imparts.
How would better understanding non-Christians’ fears about Christianity change how you live out your faith, if at all?
As the Complementary Interventions Strategy and Operations Manager, Derek Gordon is one of the people whom God is really using at Compassion through his wisdom, calling and commitment.
This book offers the kind of practical help that frees us from being stuck in endless cycles of worry and indecision and allows us to better “seek first the kingdom of God.” It’s so uncomplicated and maybe even a little liberating.
Because we don’t know what God has done in the past, we have difficulty understanding and appreciating what’s happening in the present and future.
Over the next few weeks we want to encourage you to read a few good books that will benefit your walk with the Lord in 2013.
We spend most of our day caring for kids we don’t know, wondering why more people don’t do the same, and standing with one foot in a sea of desperate humanity, and one foot in an ocean of blessed grace.
We are serving the Messiah, the Son of the living God. That’s who we are; we are one by this undeniable truth.
Our pioneer ancestors scraped and sacrificed and barely got by, in many ways living a similar lifestyle to what millions of subsistence farmers still lead around the world.
Each task, every step, each contribution, every role — we are all Compassion! All we are and all we give make a huge difference in how people’s lives are impacted by our common work.