Stephane Brooks (Tennessee)
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The Lord said, “I have . . . seen the misery of my people. . . . So I have come down to rescue them.” - Exodus 3:7-8 (NIV)
We were on our way from Nashville, Tennessee, to Camp Sumatanga in Alabama. The beautiful stretch of highway promised smooth driving, until a huge orange sign indicated a detour. We took a left turn and ended up on a secondary road. We waited at intersections and stopped at stop signs....
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.