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In the midst of a very severe trial, [the Macedonian churches’] overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. - 2 Corinthians 8:2 (NIV)

A fire spread quickly through the flats, and the entire building was almost completely destroyed. Over eighty people died in the blaze. Hundreds had become homeless, many left standing in the street — all their possessions gone. Long before the flames had been extinguished, people from the surrounding area had...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, give us this day our daily bread, and grant us the grace to share it with others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 14:13-21

Thought for the Day

Today, I will share with others what God has given me.

Prayer Focus

Someone who has lost a home in a fire

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“I believe with all my heart that vulnerability and authenticity are the only way to find wholeness in Jesus Christ. … I believe in the holistic, healing love and salvation in Jesus Christ, who walks with us in the valleys and brings beauty from ash heaps again and again and again. I am here to tell you that I have been on the mountaintops and in the valleys, and I have discovered that we need a reset in our souls. We need to share stories so that others will too. When we’re free to be real, that’s when the real joy comes.” Read more.