Love the Poor

Listen, my beloved brothers and sisters: has not God chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and [as believers to be] heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him? But you [in contrast] have dishonored the poor man. Is it not the rich who oppress and exploit you, and personally drag you into the courts of law? Do they not blaspheme the precious name [of Christ] by which you are called?

James 2:5-7
Amplified Version

This passage hit me hard today.  Or was it yesterday?  That’s mom life, when you can’t keep track of what day your on, what you did this morning… or five minutes ago…

But anyway.

I was convicted.

How many times do we judge the poor?  Or go the opposite direction when someone comes into church smelly or dirty.

And yet when the rich come Continue reading “Love the Poor”

New! Guatemala Tab | Casa de Alabbanza

Hi Readers,

Something I’m very passionate about is Missions work.  I have added a new tab to the main menu here to showcase Casa de Alabbanza – a children’s home in Guatemala.  Keep reading to find out why Casa de Alabbanza holds my heart.

Guatemala

Guatemala is very dear to my heart.  It was where I went on my first missions trip as a nineteen year old, and then a few years later I was asked to come on staff at our local church as missions coordinator – to oversee missions trips and start doing ground work for the Children’s Home that our Apostle, Francis Armstrong, was wanting to open.

We are very blessed to be a part of a church that has a huge vision for missions.

Casa de Alabbanza (House of Praise).

After working more than four years on this project, Casa de Alabbanza opened… read more at the new Guatemala tab here at Not Without My Morning Coffee.