Sometimes the most heartbreaking thing about fighting for special needs and orphaned children around the world is the nonchalance, lack of compassion and sometimes complete indifference to human life, simply because that life began in another country, in another culture, in another part of the globe.
As Christians, it shouldn’t just be our option to care about the vulnerable and the marginalized; it should be our very privilege and battle cry.
In fact, it’s our calling and commandment.
James 1:27: “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.”
Psalm 82:3: “Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.”
Proverbs 31:8-9: “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”
Because in the end, we are not just Americans or Westerners or members of any one class or group. In the end, we are ALL just one of HIS.Read More