Richard Benson (Florida, USA)
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Faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead. - James 2:17 (NRSV)
Buford was a fifteen-year-old who lived deep in the backwoods of Handshoe, Kentucky. He suffered from an external brain tumor that parted his scalp and extended partially over his right eye, causing blindness. I was his teacher, in a one-room schoolhouse.
Once a month his father, John, would make the...
When the Holy Spirit enters my heart, I will be moved to act in love.
To serve with grace
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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