Article Library of Christian Thoughts · January 19, 2019
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How horrifying it must be to hear “I never knew you. Depart from me, you that work iniquity.” And then to be thrown into outer darkness where there is no escape. No light. No hope. Lost!
Today’s world is again being programmed to accept the suffering and death of millions in our own time as “not my pain or problem.” That was me before my encounter with Jesus Christ.
Christening the month of May as Haitian Heritage Month, Community2Community (C2C), a Brooklyn based nonprofit service organization working to help Haïti regain self-sufficiency, will launch “Hope and A Future” – A Celebration of Haïti, 6:00 PM, Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Christian Cultural Center (CCC) Campus, 12020 Flatlands Avenue in Brooklyn, NY.
When Maggie Doyne was a senior in high school, she was on the fast track to college.

It was never her plan to meet orphans 8,000 miles away, buy a piece of land, build an orphanage on it, then make it and Nepal - a post-civil war country in Southeast Asia - her home for three years.

All she knew was that a gap year program after high school to conduct service learning projects in a foreign country would, at the very least, enrich her life. But, while visiting an orphanage on her trip to Northeast India, Maggie met 16-year-old Sunita.

Her story was not uncommon as Nepal underwent a massive civil war between 1996 and 2006. During the conflict, more than 13,000 people were killed and thousands displaced.
Once again we have compartmentalized outreach and made it so far removed from our daily lives that we believe there is no one in need of salvation in our sphere of influence. This time we have made evangelism primarily important in nations beyond our own; especially places like Africa, China, India, etc.
Releasing your regrets How often do you play the "If only" game in your mind? If only I had it to do over ... If only I had listened sooner ... If only I could erase the past ... If only I could forgive myself.
Do you have a thing or two you are going through right now? I'm going to give you one of the best explanations of WHY God allows pain and suffering that you'll probably ever see. Its an explanation that even the kids will understand: