“In addition to the tremendous loss of physical structures are the heavy tolls on family life.”
“This is an effort to reach out and be connected in the community – that’s what church is all about.”
“Believers in Christ in the U.S. are attached to the TV, which gets your emotions pumped.”
“As Christians, we are called to be peace makers and to work for justice for those who are living under harsh conditions.”
“It requires fairly mature people who are committed to the model and who have excellent communication skills and really want to see it through.”
When Donald Trump took office, a lot of his rhetoric was really disturbing for these students. So, I spent a lot of time in conversation with them and offering that kind of pastoral care and trust building.
“It’s never a relationship between two people on the same footing.”
“There is this taboo, a sacred-profane divide where money is considered to be worldly and we are supposed to be talking about spiritual things.”
Years of viral news articles describing Operation Christmas Child as a form of toxic charity have contributed to a movement of churches away from the Samaritan’s Purse ministry.