We believe the heart of God is for us to represent Him in this
world, to demonstrate that God is good by acts of mercy and
"A job is at your choice; a ministry is at Christ's call.
In a job you expect to receive; in a ministry you expect to give.
In a job you give something to get something; in a ministry you
return something that has already been given to you.
A job depends on your abilities; a ministry depends on your
availability to God.
A job done well brings you praise; a ministry done well brings
honor to Christ." -James N. Spurgeon
We know that His heart is moved with compassion toward the
lowliest, poorest, and neediest of this world and that He would
have us show the world what Jesus is like by the way we love. How
else will they who have never heard about Jesus know that He is
Many people who experience God's love and compassion through
His children are attracted to Jesus and want to come to know Him.
Matthew 25:37-40, "Then the righteous will answer Him
saying, Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you,
or thirsty and give you drink? ...
And the king will answer and say unto them, 'Assuredly, I
say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of
these my brethren, you did it to me'. "
I John 3:17, " But whoever has this world's goods, and
sees his brother in need, and shuts up his heart from
him, how does the love of God abide in him?"
James 2: 15-18, "If a brother or sister is naked and
destitute of daily food, and one of you says to them,
'Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,' but you do not
give them the things which are needed for the body, what
does it profit? Thus also, faith by itself, if it does not have
works, is dead. But someone will say, 'You have faith and
I have works." Show me your faith without your
works, and I will show you my faith by my works."