A mighty change of heart part IV: Responding in love to the beggar’s petition

I wanted to begin this post by explaining the picture I chose to represent the piece. The picture is statue of Jesus depicting him as a homeless man asleep on a park bench in Davidson, North Carolina. When the statue was erected, it made many of the local residents uncomfortable. NPR explains: The reaction was... Continue Reading →

“Are there no workhouses?”: On not being a Scrooge

Homeless, homeless like the Christ-child was. Homeless, homeless, but there is hope because He came down to earth to lead us He vowed he’d never leave us Homeless, homeless, for in his love there is a home[1]. This beautiful song in Michael McLean’s The Forgotten Carols always brings me to pondering.  It challenges how we... Continue Reading →

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