When I step out our door in the afternoon, I know it is hot.
The children want to check the thermometer in our trusty 'ole van.
Everyone is saying, "IT'S HOT!"
But when I look at the numbers it is still cooler than what it was in Vnam this Spring.
It is much, much cooler then it was indoors of the churches and the training centers where we served and were served.
We complain about the heat and head into our air conditioned homes. While.....
my friend Lisa is sweating it out in Haiti right now along with 100s (if not 1000s) of other volunteers.
Hai and Quang are traveling Vnam hosting Bible Schools with enough children to represent the adults that would fill the seats on a Sunday morning.
a young mom receives chemotherapy.
youth leaders and camp staff are giving all of themselves to teach your children about missions and leading them in Bible Studies.
children in the US are going without lunch because there is no school.
children, around the world, are being treated as adults in too many ways.
Christians are being killed-willing to die for the cause of Christ.
military families are waiting and praying for their loved ones to return home.
my friend is driving an hour, one way, everyday, to a medical facility to be treated for depression.
women give up their homes and time with their own families, to live with, care for, and nurture orphans.
family members have lost track of what day it is as they pace hospital floors.
Nashville flood victims are still trying to put the pieces together.
all the while folks in my town are complaining about the heat and the WalMart remodel cause they can't find anything.