Jim Harris (Virginia, USA)
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Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. - Matthew 18:4 (NRSV)
A pastor friend of mine was recruiting volunteers to portray biblical characters at her district’s confirmation retreat. Knowing that I enjoyed portraying biblical characters, she asked me to play Bartimaeus, the blind beggar who called out to get Jesus’ attention. As the children rotated through several Bible scenes in groups...
I will trust Jesus with a child-like faith as I reach out to those in need.
Children who teach us
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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”