A reckless faith trusts when God leads us down an unknown or lesser desired path. It trusts that the relationships we want to let go of — because they’re too hard or too complicated — are actually being used for his glory, for our sharpening, and for the others’ good.
BlogBe inspired by stories of reckless faith from around the world. These stories encourage us to keep going, to never give up, until every child is known and loved.
We look up from the prayer we shared at the start of the graduation party for Gaby Delgado. She lifts her head and scans the crowd. It’s full of a hundred faces, some of whom have only met Gaby in her most recent years, others of us who have known her all her life.
I’m learning to let my back get pushed against a wall–because that is when I cry out for my Rescuer. Most days when I see the wall coming, I angle myself so I don’t get anywhere near it.
Tales of the Ones Led Out comes from the promise God made to his children in the book of John. This loving Shepherd has his eye on every one of the 163 million fatherless and it was a privilege to share the stories of five of them.
You are our witnesses! We want to testify to how God is moving on behalf of the Mexican orphan. We believe that God has heard the Church crying out to him and his response has been thunderous. He is mobilizing His body and it’s been remarkable to watch.
Back2Back Ministries is excited to partner with Standard Publishing to offer a brand new missions-focused VBS for 2014. Through the Jungle Safari VBS students can engage in interactive service opportunities that benefit the orphans Back2Back serves in around the world.
Identity and family identity can be a controversial subject. What do we stand for? How does it compare with the larger society? How does our calendar and spending reflect that?
I shared of one afternoon, of a normal moment that turned miraculous, not because I woke up and did or prayed anything different, not because we earned or deserved what happened, but because God is sovereign and at the end of the day, we either submit to it or fight against it.
Lately, I have been talking to my kids about an outward focused life. Some call it missions, others call it outreach, I am hoping we call it normal. I have been explaining my heart for orphans as a ‘burr under my saddle’.