Paula M. Miller (California)
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Faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead. - James 2:17 (NIV)
While riding through a large city in a developing country, I saw a mother and three children standing knee-deep in a muddy, green river. “Those people are washing clothes,” our driver explained. That family washing clothes amid the polluted canal’s floating debris remains, for me, a poignant scene.
When I see someone in need, God calls me to act with compassion.
Children in developing countries
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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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