Sermon for August 14, 2011 (Lect 20a). Scripture: Matthew 15:21-28, Isaiah 56:1. Sermon refers to the recent ONE Moms trip to Kenya. Moms are incredible people. When a mom is on a mission for the sake of her child, there is not much that will stop her. The best advice to those who would try is […]
I was excited to gather a team of ONE volunteers that I first met earlier this week at a ONE workshop to visit with the Philadelphia office of Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA). We were received warmly by the senator’s regional manager, James Fitzpatrick. I was also pleased to see that a picture of Senator Toomey with PA ONE members that […]
On July 16, I had the chance to lead a ONE workshop in Center City Philadelphia. The ONE members that came out were engaged and ready to turn compassion into action. I was able to share my passion for faith-based advocacy for the world’s poorest people. I was excited (though not surprised) that most of the […]
From the ONE blog: ONE volunteers had an absolutely “beautiful day” on Thursday at the U2 show in Philadelphia. ONE members from around the Tri-State area converged on the Lincoln Financial Field grounds to share information about ONE and our fight against extreme poverty and preventable, treatable diseases in Africa. All their hard work resulted in ONE gaining 2,851 […]
Lazarus Sunday was a stunning achievement, as over 1,800 congregations across the country signed up to partner with ONE to raise our voice together on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people! Read the ONE recap of Lazarus Sunday, including an update on my event in Havertown!