Saturday, March 26, 2011

Tragedy and the Power of Video

Rich Stearns, president and CEO of World Vision wrote a compelling op-ed today for CNN.com. While not specifically related to "worship music" it is worship related as what we do with our money is worship to God. Please take a moment to read and consider giving to World Vision. If what Rich Stearns says speaks to your heart, consider picking up his book, The Hole In Our Gospel. It's a must read.

Tragedy and the power of video images
By Richard Stearns, Special to CNN   March 26, 2011 11:28 a.m. EDT
(CNN) -- Twenty-foot walls of water. Ships, cars and houses swept away in a raging, debris-strewn mass. One man rescued from atop the roof of his home after three days spent miles out into the ocean.
These haunting and desperate images of the tragedy in Japan churn in my mind and, I'm quite sure, the minds of millions of others throughout the world. Six months from now, I'll be sitting next to a stranger on an airplane half a world away, and we'll strike up a conversation. When I mention my work with an international humanitarian organization...

Read the rest of the article here.