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Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. - Matthew 5:16 (NIV)

Our community had been ravaged with terrible flooding. Many houses owned by the elderly and lower income families were severely damaged. Churches in our community started “adopting a house.” Churches would cover the expense of all supplies and labor needed to gut and restore the adopted house. I reluctantly organized...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us the courage to shine our light in this world so that others can see you clearly. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 5:14-16

Thought for the Day

Where can I shine God’s light for others today?

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"God comes to the woman who feels in exile in her own marriage. To the man who grieves the loss of life dreams. To the child who lives on the street. To the parents who struggle to feed and clothe their children. To the one whose loneliness or depression intensifies every Christmas." Click to watch video.