It is with a somber heart that I write this post today. Though I was small when 9/11 occurred, I still remember my mom’s panic as she came to pick me up early from school. Continue reading
“For He will deliver the needy when he cries, The poor also, and him who has no helper. He will spare the poor and needy, And will save the souls of the needy. He will redeem their life from oppression and violence; And precious shall be their blood in His sight.”
(Psalm 72:12-14, NKJV)
Last night, the Lord had me read this scripture, and I was blown away by His Heart for those who cannot speak for themselves and for those who are living under poverty and oppression. His Heart is so tender and passionate about these people! Continue reading
It is sad to report that former Cardinals player Chris Duncan has died, after a battle with brain cancer, at the age of 38. Continue reading
“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”
(Proverbs 31:8-9, NIV)
The nonprofit CARE has gotten my attention recently. They have been doing a lot of work around the world, recently– including in Nigeria in 2017– and I believe fully in their work. Continue reading
Let’s continue to pray especially over the Bahamas, where the newest death toll is now at 43. Let’s pray that as much aid as possible would be sent there, and that the Christians in the Bahamas would reach out and support their community as much as they can!
In this fallen world (made fallen by us), huge events, namely Hurrican Dorian, are going on.
Hurricane Dorian is getting closer to Florida. Please pray with me, that the people of Florida would be protected, and that it wouldn’t do too much damage!
Want to help? You can donate to Gleaning for the World, a charity that Charity Navigator claims is very reputable. Donate to them here.
Jesus is in control– and though the world is fallen and broken, He is the answer to all the chaos. Learn more about Jesus, and all He’s done, here.
UPDATE: The shooter was shot by police after having shot so many people.
In better news, In the midst of these chaotic, tragic shootings, two rival high schools have joined together in solidarity to be #OdessaStrong, wearing yellow to show their support. Praise Jesus for such a beautiful thing to come out of this time of sorrow.
As many of you know, this past Saturday (August 31st, 2019), an armed gunman shot seemingly randomly at passersby between the towns of Midland and Odessa. At least 7 people were killed, and 21 others were injured. As news continues to flood in, I will try my hardest to keep this post updated.
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Please pray with me over those affected by this cowardly, horrific tragedy:
- For the families of those hurt and killed in this tragedy to find comfort.
- That the local churches in this area would open their doors to serve, support, and love those who have gone through this hell.
- That people would be protected by Christ in such a dangerous…
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