Fellowship

Little boy said Jesus wasn’t there (illustration)

I once heard the story of a little boy who was taken to a new Sunday School class by his parents. His mother told him, “They will play some games, sing songs and then you will be introduced to Jesus.” When he came home his father asked him how he got along in Sunday Sch …

“Blest Be the Tie That Binds"–Faucett (illustration)

In 1773, the young pastor of a poor church in Wainsgate, England, was called to a large and influential church in London. John Fawcett was a powerful preacher and writer, and these skills had brought him this opportunity. But as the wagons were being loaded with the Fawcetts&rsqu …

Togetherness (illustration)

A little girl once cried out in the night and awakened her mother. At the child’s request she was permitted to crawl in bed with her mother. “What’s the matter?” the mother inquired. “It was dark over there,” said the child. “Yes,” replied the mo …

Stay together and stay warm (illustration)

A little girl once cried out in the night and awakened her mother. At the child’s request she was permitted to crawl in bed with her mother. “What’s the matter?” the mother inquired. “It was dark over there,” said the child. “Yes,” replied the …

Prayer in the Clothing of a Dead Child at Ravensbruck (illustration)

One of the most powerful prayers in the midst of suffering I have read was uncovered from the horrors of Ravensbruck concentration camp. Ravensbruck was a concentration camp built in 1939 for women. Over 90,000 women and children perished in Ravensbruck, murdered by the Naz …

The Prayer of a Child in Ravensbruck (illustration)

Ravensbruck was a concentration camp built in 1939 for women. Over 90,000 women and children perished in Ravensbruck, murdered by the Nazis. Corrie Ten Boom, who wrote The Hiding Place, was imprisoned there too. The prayer, found in the clothing of a dead child, says: O Lord, r …

Praying in Ravensbruck Concentration Camp. (illustration)

One of the most powerful prayers in the midst of suffering I have read came from the horrors of Ravensbruck concentration camp. It was built in 1939 for women and over 90,000 women and children were murdered there by the Nazis. Corrie Ten Boom, who wrote The Hiding Place, was imp …