Texts: Zechariah 3:1-5; John 14:15-26
One day, not so long ago, a woman walked into a grocery store. While there, she slipped one of the items under her jacket and tried to walk out with it. It was a frozen chicken, so it was hard to hide. A security guard spotted her, detained her, and called a police officer. The officer searched her and found the frozen chicken. He ordered her to accompany him to the police station.
Lots of people saw this happening. One reacted differently than the others. Standing in line to check out, he told the cashier he wanted to buy that very chicken the woman was holding. He then brought the receipt to the officer, who reluctantly agreed to let the woman go.
If this story sounds familiar, you must be a regular reader of the CMC Lamplighter, our monthly newsletter. Or at least you read the May edition. This story was told to Phil Hart, who wrote the article, by Yasir Makki. Yasir lived and studied in Columbus in the late 90’s and early 2000’s before returning to his home in Sudan. He now leads a school and church network. We help support...