Alex Heck (North Carolina)
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Love your neighbor as yourself. - Matthew 22:39 (NRSV)
In November 2015, our varsity football team had just suffered a tough, season-ending loss in the playoffs. We felt beaten up and demoralized. When we got back to the team hotel, multiple TVs were reporting on bombings in Paris and displaying awful images of the damage. For me this was...
Showing Christ’s love means never turning our backs on those in need.
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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”