Posted by: joels | April 21, 2008

Oppression Everywhere. Needs Everywhere.

When you open your eyes to see the oppression in the world, injustice–the curse in real life–starts jumping out at you everywhere. The realities of life in communities and cultures other than my own can be astounding and horrifying. Oppression is everywhere. Needs are everywhere. It’s hard to know where to even begin. But I hope that my Christian imagination will be lit to plug in and bring the power of the gospel to bear everywhere I go. No matter where that ends up being.

The following story reminded me of this as it broke my heart. Islamic Schools Lure African Boys into Begging


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