Monday, April 8, 2013

Pure and Genuine Religion

"Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you." James 1:27

That pretty much sums it up. God wants us to take care of the orphans and the widows. This is the heart of the Father. We have taken on a challenge for one month with our students to raise $1000 in the next 30 days. That amount will feed 6500 meals to orphans in Haiti.

There are 163,000,000 Orphans Around the World Today

163 MILLION children! That is insane to me. There are certain things in life that I cannot ignore and just walk on, not doing everything I can to change it. This is especially true when my Heavenly Father has instructed me to do something.

Today there are 163,000,000 Orphans... many due to circumstances beyond anyone's control. Many children are having to sell themselves as prostitutes in order to buy food and provide basic needs for themselves and their siblings. They have been abandoned by parents because of death, poverty, and by choice in some cases. Nobody is tucking them in at night. Many don't even have a bed to sleep on. Nobody is praying over them and kissing their foreheads. Nobody is hugging them and telling them how incredibly special and beautiful they are. They are hungry. They are naked. They are scared. They need us.

For the price of TWO Starbucks froo-froo drinks, you can feed 65 children!

What are you willing to give to change this epidemic this month? My 7 year old son is giving his Christmas money that he's been saving up for a toy. His heart is amazing and I am blessed to be his mom - he challenges me.

Join our challenge of $1000 in 30 Days

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"But the king replied to Araunah, “No, I insist on buying it, for I will not present burnt offerings to the Lord my God that have cost me nothing.” 2 Samuel 24:24

I want to always be a giver. I want my children to be givers. I will not give that which cost me nothing. I will not let myself or my children be a product of the culture of "Self". 

Will you join with us?

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