James Baumberger (Connecticut, USA)
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Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. - Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)
My first summer ministry as an intern was to accompany the youth pastor on a number of wilderness ventures in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Each adventure ended with a rock-climbing activity. I am not fond of heights but agreed to take part, thinking, How tall could a cliff...
God is my ever-present help in times of trouble. (See Ps. 46:1.)
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Compassion is the heartbeat of humanity. When we are living in our truest, deepest selves we know how to care and connect.”