"It is estimated that there are over 25,000 women working in prostitution in the Netherlands. Many of them are victims of human trafficking. Many of them can be found in the Red Light District of Amsterdam. When I think of these beautiful women, sitting behind the windows while gawking tourists stroll past, it’s hard not to see the image of a caged bird in my mind."
“The street was deserted. There were no people walking except for us and there was almost complete silence. The normal metropolitan noises faded in the softness of a sleeping city. In front of us, a few feet back from the curb, was a curled up figure. I’ve seen people sleeping on the street many times, but this person was different...”
We get lots of emails from all over the world and its easy to get overwhelmed and ignore emails that have no face, no tone, no immediate reason why it relates to CC.
But we know that our success and growth is only the work of a mighty God and our humble beginnings can't only be beginnings but rather a culture without end.
So when we got an email a few years ago from a young medical student asking for advice and help, we took up the conversation never knowing what God had in store. Read Ms. Namita Crow's note and a brief look at what she is doing now for Gods Glory.
Here, before the first piece of armor is ever worn, before the first drop of blood, sweat, or tears is ever shed. Paul, writing to the Ephesians of our battle “against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms,” he doesn’t end with the armor. He ends here:
“Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.” (Ephesians 6:18)
This end is our beginning.
A team of volunteers in Arizona have led their own Compassion Clinic for 4 years. Now they are starting to help other communities do the same! Spurring the growth of unity within the church and compelling the Body to serve their neighbors through a clinic setting.
The mission for church collaboration to serve is SPREADING!
Compasion Connect has a Prayer Coordinator (Karen Masulis). (Every couple weeks) prayer update emails please join the team by emailing: