Transitioning to a new culture is hard. We must remember that ministry is not always easy and rely on promises from The Father.
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One of our EQUIP participants learning to rest in the assurance that God’s love is unchanging, and trusting that He will work through me for His ultimate glory and bring about true justice.
What happens when we stop treating people like projects that need fixing, or statistics that need changed? We love better, fuller, and more like Jesus.
I have never had to worry about a serious threat on my life. That’s not the case for most of the immigrants in Brooklyn, so many come from that war stricken geography of the Arabian world. Many people from Yemen are just that, here because staying there was not an option.
The greatest evangelism tool we have is to listen.
The truth is that my Muslim neighbors exude kindness and peace and don’t deserve to bear the shame and stereotypes formed on this day seventeen years ago. And even if that wasn’t the case, their souls would still share the same basic human need for a Savior.