Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress. James 1:27 The ministry we partnered with, HopEthiopia, uses James 1:27 as the core scripture on which their vision is built. Rather than an institutionalized orphanage, they have what is called a Children’s Village on their property. The […]
Before you rush off, I’d just like to preface the above with the following:
As a purpose-driven achiever, my desire is to serve God and be used by Him to be a blessing to others, particularly those who are in no position to return the favour! I’m always interested to hear about what God is doing in and through the lives of others who serve Him, particularly when their ministry involves children, or those whose lives are poverty-stricken.
I found the above post both sobering and challenging reading. I was especially touched to read about a woman who turned her loneliness into a ministry reaching out to other lonely women. I hope you will find this post as moving as I did and that you will allow God to challenge your heart as a purpose-driven achiever.
Is there someone in dire need, whom you are supporting? Is there a negative situation in your life, which God can turn around by enabling you to use that experience and reach out to others?
Let me know your response in a comment box below. I’d love to hear from you.
Carol (aka Ladycee)
Author of: Petitions From My Heart
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