“Poverty is so big. What can I do?”
Jesus once said that we would always have the poor with us (John 12:8), predicting that poverty will continue to be a long-standing issue for humanity. Poverty appears to be such an overwhelming reality that there is little one human being can do against it.
By Ryan Dunn
Most of us have done it: We’ve played host to our own pity parties. Instead of cake cutting, candle blowing, or present sharing, the featured activity of a pity party is comparison. At our pity parties we like to take note of what’s wrong in our own lives in comparison to what’s right in everyone else’s.
By Ryan Keith Reed
There are many obvious reasons for people to be a part of church. But, as a young person, there are a few reasons that might be overlooked. I believe in the church. And here are five reasons I’ve become part of a church. They might work for you, too.