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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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”