Wednesday, July 19, 2017
4 Reasons God Uses Us Fools to Shame the Wise
In the news coverage of the May 22 terrorist bombing in Manchester, England, perhaps you saw a small item about a homeless man named Stephen Jones. He had been sleeping on the street outside the arena when the blast occurred. As soon as he saw the wounded survivors—most of them children—he rushed in to help, pulling nails from the homemade bomb out of their skin.
Stephen, a former bricklayer with no medical experience, was a highly unlikely first responder. But that didn’t stop him. Later hailed as a hero, he shrugged it off. “I class myself as a normal citizen that would’ve done the same as anybody else would’ve done,” he said.
Stories like this remind me of how God uses ordinary people in powerful ways. Sometimes the greatest impact comes from the very last person we’d expect, challenging our conviction that certain qualifications and skills are necessary to be useful to society. Read More
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 1:33 PM