A Different Focus

A Different Focus

“So, how do you change hard places?” asked my new friend. “Oh, we don’t necessarily change them,” I responded, “Our aim is more profound.”  “What do you mean?  Then, why are you in hard places?”  Her curiosity was piqued. I answered, “We believe that lights can shine...
20 Years in Hard Places

20 Years in Hard Places

I woke early, rolled over, glanced at my phone. Coup d’état! My eyes popped wide open. Dignitaries arrested. Internet cut. Airport closed. Banks shuttered. Roads blocked. It was this country’s last straw. After a generation of armed sectarian clashes. And...
Dreamer Thanks

Dreamer Thanks

Dreamer Thanks As we approach Thanksgiving celebrations, it’s time to reflect and give thanks.Together, we’re all playing our part to fan lights in hard places into flame. However, our thanks hardly compares to the gratitude a dreamer recently expressed. He mentioned...