China Earthquake: You can help!

May 13, 2008 at 8:59 am Leave a comment

An earthquake in China leaves countless dead.  Children at schools destroyed.  We await the tolls.  Me, with chills running down my arms. 

Just last week, a Cyclone in Asia left even more dead (Myanmar Cyclone: Relief Assessment Begins) with  latest death tool at 22,000, with another 41,000 missing.  Families grieve.  People across the globe ask, “Why?  If there is a God, how can he allow such devastation?”  People need clean water, sanitation, and shelter.  Disease begins to run rampant among the grieving survivors.  We mount efforts to help them. 

But, there are others hurting and wondering.  In times if international disaster, around the globe people begin ask questions:  “Where is God?”  “What would happen to me if a natural disaster struck?”

Online traffic to spiritual sites to share the gospel go way up in these times.  People are looking for truth, hope, comfort.  They are open to hearing about Jesus, who is the source of all hope. 

Would you consider sharing hope?  Click here to help with online counseling  with Campus Crusade for Christ’s Volunteer On-line Missionary hotline.  It’s one of the most fulfilling parts of my day.  It’s manageable, and you won’t regret it.


Entry filed under: CCC, Christianity, Evangelism, Faith, Ministry, Missions, Sprituality.

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