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Category Archives: Safe Shelter
In Northern California, people are leaving their homes for fear of fire. They find shelter with friends, in schools, in churches. There are two forces of destruction at work. Flames, aided by high winds, consume everything in their … Continue reading
Maybe you’ve heard about the night life in Bangkok, Thailand. You many already know that women there are caught up in the sex trade. You might even know that there are ministries to such women, ministries that offer them a … Continue reading
There are thousands of children in America waiting for adoption. Most of them are school age, many in sibling groups. Think of it–their homes fell apart, through death, through violence, through neglect. No grandparents, aunts or cousins are … Continue reading
Two earthquakes in Mexico in two weeks time: 30 million people felt the earth shake. Where to run? Who can help? World Vision, an international Christian ministry to the world’s poorest people, for one. World Vision workers already in … Continue reading
Veterans need safe shelter. Think about it . . . While the rest of us watch HGTV from our comfortable couches, military personnel serve in some very unsafe places. When their tour of duty is done, they come home. To … Continue reading
As I drove to work, I listened to the top-of-the-hour news: Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose, wildfires in the west, the earthquake . . . and the North Korean nuclear threat. “Disasters of Biblical proportions, ” the radio voice announced. … Continue reading
In the classrooms of my childhood, the United States was in the center of the world map. Let us remember that the center of God’s map is anywhere and everywhere there is need. Our American hearts, prayers and deeds are … Continue reading
Matthew 7:27 (ERV) It rained hard, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house. And it fell with a loud crash. Hurricane Harvey blew in, wet and wild. Houses are flooded, houses are damaged, some … Continue reading
I ran across this post a few weeks back, and the phrase “reliable roof” grabbed my attention. Safe Shelter. Reliable Roof. Often one in the same. The story here is about Haiti, a place crying for safe shelter. It’s about … Continue reading