Mary Claire and Molly were looking for a service opportunity in which they could include their small children. A friend suggested the refugee ministry of Catholic Charities. Their cross cultural play date with Alik, a Sudanese mom, and her children, would ultimately blossom into a ministry to refugees in Fort Worth, Texas...
And eventually a viral video of the moment the impossible happened- The day Alik's husband, Dyan, came home to her from a refugee camp after four long years.
This is their story, and the story of why the church should care about the plight of the refugee.
Kings and Queens rage and scheme, but God is at work in history. Today we look back to the time when the Creator of All intervened in an evil King's plans to save the infant Messiah...
and how He used the love affair between Cleopatra and Marc Antony to provide a refuge for the Holy Family.
It is the season of Epiphany, when we remember the Wise Men who followed a star to find the child Jesus, the new King of the Jews, but their arrival in Jerusalem had unintended consequences- they flipped Herod the Great's crazy switch.
13 and pregnant? Why did God call Joseph a "just man?" This week, author Sherri Gragg, explores the powerful cultural forces surrounding Mary and Joseph they prepared to welcome the Messiah.
In this special Advent episode, Sherri Gragg marks the 11 year anniversary of her adopted daughters' homecoming from Haiti. As she remembers her heartbreaking Advent season of waiting for her girls, she reflects on Zechariah and Elizabeth's wait for their son John.