On Being a Rescuer

On Being a Rescuer

Today, my Facebook feed has been filled with images of ordinary people using ordinary boats to save ordinary people in an extraordinary situation. The catastrophe named Harvey has wrecked Houston and surrounding areas in the most unbelievable way. My father-in-law has been stuck in the hospital where he works as a chaplain (hopefully he's being rescued as I type), some of my friends have been evacuated, and I frequently check on my other friends to see if they've survived another night in a flood-threatening situation.

It's all terrible. 

But the rescuers. Praise God both for the people in uniform and the plain-clothes who are continually risking their lives to save people in danger of drowning and dying and despairing.

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How Running a Race is a lot like Marriage (You need cheerleaders!)

We are taking a quick break from our Give Grace series because, well, Jen ran a half-marathon today and had a lot of time to think about the parallels between running a race and marriage. (Um, uphill much?) Whether right now you feel like you're in a battle with a steep hill or you're coasting downhill or you're on the sidelines cheering, this video is for you. #PowerofCommunity #GetOutThere #YouReallyCanDoThis#GotYourBack #FindYourPeople

 

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