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What we risk

Turning our back
on the call of Jesus
what we risk
when we do not follow

So much more
than what we fear
when we fail to act
in the name of Jesus

We are here now
in this time and place
to sow seeds of love
to share his face

to be the hands and feet
the voice of Jesus
if we fail to speak
who will share the message
the good news of salvation
our purpose on the earth


May 26, 2011
in part inspired by conversations with
the Reverend John Makokha
http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=556451505
Riruta United Methodist Church
http://rirutaumc.homestead.com
http://www.rmnetwork.org/
Other Sheep Afrika-Kenya http://www.othersheep.org/OSEA_CL_Other_Sheep_Kenya.html
Children of Africa Hope Mission Project in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. http://rirutaumc.homestead.com/children_of_africa.html
&
Matthew 25:31-46
The Sheep and the Goats
&
Matthew 28:18-20
Great Commission


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