Paul Tripp gives us a really insightful perspective as we approach Thanksgiving and the holidays. Be sure to hit up the application questions on the bottom and let this devotional sink in even more. Enjoy!
Paul gives us his perspective of ministry and mission in 2 Corinthians 5:14–21 - he indicated he was compelled by love. He wrote this letter to a struggling church that was living out its faith in the midst of a corrupt society. Yet regardless of the circumstances present in the cultural fabric of Corinth, Paul called the church there to engage them with the gospel. As such, we think Paul's self-description is worthy of our attention—and our imitation. We, too, are compelled by love.
There are many who still struggle to find a place to live, as evident from the City of Phoenix Section 8 housing choice voucher waiting list lottery. For those not selected, however, housing opportunities like those offered by the LIHTC program and Catholic Charities, will continue to provide a beacon of hope towards long-term stability.