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Sheltering Refugees

  Little Lebanon, population 4.4 million, hosts over a million refugees. 1 person in 6 is a Syrian refugee. Imagine the strain on resources.   Lord, provide water, food and safe shelter for all — refugees and Lebanese alike. We … Continue reading

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More than Kind

  “Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness.” C. S. Lewis The Problem of Pain, 1940   When it comes to refugees, Lord, make us more than kind.

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No Easy Answer

It is easy to say, “Come to America. It will be fine.” But nothing is that simple. I remember when Hmong refugees were brought to America after the Vietnam War. Thousands of churches and individuals worked tirelessly to resettle the … Continue reading

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Running . . . To or Fro?

  Early in our marriage, we were houseparents at a home for wayward boys. Sometimes one of them would go missing. We were taught to ask ourselves if they were running to something, or away. Running to? We knew where … Continue reading

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