Tagged: mercy

An Alien's Psalm

By Ed Hays I wear the mark of your disapproval and your often unspoken words pierce straight to my soul, "Why didn't you stay where you belong?" I feel the icy stare that says,...

A Prayer for Teachers

God of Love, thank you for every teacher who notices a child's special gift. Thank you for teachers who are listeners and gentle guides. Thank you for teachers who expect much and love enough...

Not Just a Soup Kitchen

How mercy ministry in the local church transforms us all by Dr. David S. Apple (CLC Publications, 2014)   Minister of mercy: That has been David Apple's title and job description for over 25...

Refuge Along the Road

Loving the strangers in our midst By Amy Durkee If you live in the United States, chances are your life will intersect at least once today with that of a Latin American immigrant.  Perhaps...