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Reflecting on Scripture with Colin Redmond

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Reflecting on Scripture with Colin Redmond

Growing up as a child, I had the distinct privilege of visiting my grandparents’ wheat ranch in eastern Washington and observing how life is lived in an environment where water was precious and the nearest neighbor lived a mile away. Quoting the scripture, Whoever gives even a cup of cold water in my name will by no means lose his reward. –Matthew 10:42 …my grandmother would shut off the TV and offer a glass of cold water to a visiting neighbor, relative, or friend. Reflecting on scripture, I wonder: What reward does one receive for giving a glass of water? What reward does one receive for giving a soccer ball? How does engaging with giving change our lives? Colin Redmond, an 11 year old boy from Northbrook, a suburb north of Chicago, Illinois,...

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