Thoughts on how to reach out to elderly: A life that was once full with responsibilities and activity can often become slow and seemingly empty. Their bodies are just not capable of doing all the things they once loved to do. Many times, elderly are put on the back burner in a nursing home. Here, a strong sense of helplessness and a lack of freedom and familiarity can make them feel like their life really is over and that they are no longer of value to their families and soci
Strangers: How do you reach them? Who might they be? The thing with strangers is just that – they are strangers. Most often we have no insight into their lives. We know nothing about them, but reaching out to them can powerfully and meaningfully impact their lives in ways we may never know. There are a few ways to look at them that might help us find opportunities to give a card or Bible study to them. These strangers may seem to be: Sad. Depressed. Full of strife. No peace.
Teenagers are learning to walk on their own, taking the steps towards independence into a big world of loose morals and confusing lyrics. It is a time when they are experimental and reckless, testing the boundaries. They are searching for ways to define themselves and trying to decide what to believe in. The teenage years can be a confusing and scary as they struggle with the many physical, emotional, and hormonal changes that take place at this time in their life. On top of