Archive for February 22nd, 2008

Street Boys of Rwanda

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I received a picture from Rich & Robin Smyth today.  They have a ministry to the street boys in Kilgali, Rwanda where they are serving with their family as missionaries.  This is a before and after picture of a group of the boys that they were able to hand out some new (to them) clothes to.  You can see the difference in their appearance with the newer clothing but I recognize the bigger issue here in these pictures; even dressed in the ripped, torn, and dirty clothes – the smiles still exist.

Why do we allow our circumstances to rob us of our joy?  May we be more like these street boys and allow the joy that Jesus brings to well up in us at all times and in all circumstances!

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Fasting Thought Of The Day

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Enter with a positive faith that God will reward those who fast with the right motives. – Jesus gave this promise:

“When you fast, your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you”            Matthew 6:18