Gabe Herman (South Dakota, USA)
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Jesus said, “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” - John 15:12 (NRSV)
When I was 11 years old, a new family joined our church. Alex, the 13-year-old boy in this family, was a bit of a wild child. I mostly avoided Alex because I thought he was too loud and immature. After a few months, my mom told me she had scheduled...
God can bless me through unlikely friendships.
People different from me
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