Ambassadors for Christ

Posted on: July 20, 2016 Written by
Ambassadors for Christ
  Picture Praise Photography by: Deb Smith        

PICTURE PRAISE

 

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 5:20

 

Believers are Christ’s body here on earth. We are his hands and feet, his touch and smile, his voice and warmth. ~ Mary E. Jensen, Bible Women Speak to Us Today

 

This is my new friend, Gloria Sauck, a veteran global worker of over two decades. Recently I traveled with her to a semi-arid area of northern Kenya where she lived and worked among the Samburu for 18 years. When the people from the village of Arsim saw her again, they were overjoyed

 

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About the author

When God called me to Kenya, he revealed a simple assignment: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ He then connected me to a handful of single parents and their children, orphans, and refugees in urban slums and rural villages. I have come alongside these friends in long-lasting, one-on-one relationships since 2001. We share meals, we laugh and we cry together, we go on picnics. Sometimes it includes a financial hand-up and other times it includes balloons and a birthday cake. I am currently learning how to better do cross-cultural ministry through a balanced lifestyle that includes contemplative practices.

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