David Powell (Cumbria, England)
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Just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ. - 2 Corinthians 1:5 (NIV)
I was in Dhaka, Bangladesh in April 2013 when the Rana Plaza building collapsed killing 1,100 people — most of them women. I reluctantly decided not to join the search for the bodies because I knew I would slow down the search-and-rescue process. I felt so frustrated that I couldn’t...
I will trust in God’s comfort so I can share it with others.
The people of Bangladesh
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