'compassion' tagged posts

Confronting Cultural Barriers

I wrote this in 2017 for the Gospel Coalition while serving in Saskatchewan, Canada. It was a cold and gloomy late December afternoon when my family and I approached the Canadian border. We were mentally prepared for a more bitter winter than the ones we’d grown accustomed to in Chicago. Whenever we would reveal to…

Just Show Compassion

“…there was a man full of leprosy; and when he saw Jesus, he fell on his face and implored Him saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.”  And He stretched out His hand, and touched him, saying, “I am willing; be cleansed.”   Luke 5:12-13I am very thankful that I can honestly…