Elevate Christian Network :: Inspirational Stories
Inspirational stories – Betsy de Cruz: The news hits hard these days. The recent attack on police in Dallas gripped my family because we just spent 9 months there on home leave. I’d driven my daughter each week past the very spot where the shooting took place, just a few blocks from our church. More than ever, we need to set our hearts on true hope. How can we do that when the news screams daily that the world is not as safe a place as we thought?
Last weekend I woke up to messages from both kids that read, “Mom and Dad, please tell us you’re okay.” The home screen on my phone was flooded with notifications. I can’t begin to describe the eerie feeling that settled over me as I read message after message asking, “Are you all right?” I had no idea what had happened. The recent attack on police Dallas gripped my family because we just spent 9 months there on home leave.
How Bad News Affects Them
Personally, the news hits me hard because I live in the same house with two older teens, born on the tail end of the millennial generation. My kids care deeply about our world. Each disastrous news report leaves a profound impact on them.What can we pass on to the next generation? How can they hold onto hope in our hurting world? There aren’t any easy answers; this is the best I can do. Read more… crosswalk.com
- Kenneth Copeland & Bill Winston bring a message about God’s love and its power to bring you into His presence. God is love that has no limits and is unconditional. Visit online: http://www.kcm.org
- Holy Bible Verse: “There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.” 1 John 4:18