This is one of God’s stories. A story of going from victim to victor. A story about a woman named Tina. Laced within the stanzas to follow are pockets of His grace, pockets of His glory. We’ll see how He is the shelter in which we find our refuge. He is the pocket desiring to hold the world.
“And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him; and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”
In Anthony’s house church, he found a loving family who cared about him and for him. In their love, he saw the pure love of Christ, and it began a work in his heart.
Nathan has gained, through his suffering, the ability to show others that rather than making our lives perfect, God reaches into our imperfections and works through them – His power is made perfect in our weakness.
Mollie said it isn’t like these situation will just show up on your doorstep. You have to work at finding these opportunities. For Mollie, she signed up to help ESL kids at a nearby school when she moved back. She also mentioned the African refugees in Dayton. Or the large Turkish community in Old North Dayton that could probably use a friendly smile and acceptance. There are more people around us than… Read More