torn shoes and tuesday nights

torn shoes and tuesday nights

And as fear grows, it scoots compassion to the edge of a great cavern called Safety.

5 Conversations that Christians Need to Have This Week With People Called ‘Refugee’.

5 Conversations that Christians Need to Have This Week With People Called ‘Refugee’.

If this article motivates readers to push past fear or uncertainty in order to bridge the gap that divides us by labels, ideologies, backgrounds, and stereotypes, it has fulfilled its intent.

finding your way home

The snow fell in the Northern part of Greece as the Yazzidi camp in the mountains closed. 1,650 people, more than half of them children, have been divided and transported to other camps that are winterized. Can you imagine the feelings? Mourning. These people have been together for almost a year, becoming a community together. [...]

With Aleppo

I woke up this morning with Aleppo on my mind. The question skittering through the sleepy recesses of my brain was, 'When the bombs drop and the last hospital has been destroyed, where do you turn when someone you love, or a complete stranger, or your grumpy neighbor lays bleeding?' You see, I'm struggling this season. I [...]

Finding Jesus

Finding Jesus

We are looking for Jesus this weekend. Searching for him, scanning the crowds for his face, straining to hear his voice. We believe that he is there in Idomeni, Greece. We believe that he is in the camps in Macedonia, and Serbia. Do you? On Thursday, part of the NCM Refugee Response Team will pile a few [...]

die here or go on … the cry of Afghanistan

die here or go on … the cry of Afghanistan

Because that war over there is changing my life here.