Young people have a heart for serving others; They just need guidance on how to activate their passion for compassion.
Jesus noticed the people we tend to overlook in life. In fact, He cares about the very people we sometimes want to ignore. For followers of Jesus, loving our neighbor is not optional. We're commanded to love others as much as we love ourselves. And with recent news of rising rates of poverty, unemployment and homelessness, Christians are needed now more than ever to serve our neighbors in need.
There are over 2,000 references in the Bible to helping others in need. Feliberto Pereira knows the despair of poverty and pain and the joy of hope and resurrection. I was a Stranger: Hope for a Hidden World (Brown Books) is his unforgettable life story of compassion—and how he learned it through personal suffering—that will leave readers forever changed and prepared to answer the question: When you're asked to help another person, will you know what to do?