Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Throwback Tuesday - Empty Words - Martin Wiles

Empty Words

They ambled through our church doors on Sunday evening. I knew what they wanted before they ever opened their mouths, but they were clever enough not to ask on the first visit. 

The church I pastored was located in a rural town just off a major interstate, making it a prime target for scammers. But this father and son duo weren’t transients. They were locals who had moved from a neighboring town and were now living in a residence they were having trouble paying for. They didn’t want money, just food. So we and a neighboring church helped them. The pastor from the other church even gave them rides between towns, went to court with the son, and went far beyond his “call to duty.” We could have simply said, “We’ll pray for you” and sent them on their way. But then again, that would have been a poor representation of our faith. Read more...

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