Stop Stoning the Afflicted

Jesus never afflicted the afflicted, yet so often, the hurt and grieving are wounded by fellow believers at the very moment they need His touch.

I am often gobsmacked as I read some responses to Social Media statuses posted by people who are facing a life-altering crisis or who are afflicted by a chronic disability. While the majority of comments are appropriately encouraging and empathetic, there are always those comments that wound, offering clich├ęd advice. “Get past this as fast […]