EDITORIAL: With faith and courage

‘I am really interested in going on your short-term trip.
But is it only for young people?’

When Maggie called the office she felt stirred to be involved in mission. She was a trained nurse with a heart for children and was looking to serve God in practical ways during her retirement.

As a healthy person in her seventies, Maggie discovered that her age was not a barrier and joined an outreach team. In fact, having a diverse summer EDGE team enhanced their ministry among Syrian refugee families.

‘And now, behold, the Lord has kept me alive, just as he said, these forty-five years since the time that the Lord spoke this word to Moses, while Israel walked in the wilderness. And now, behold, I am this day eighty-five years old. I am still as strong today as I was in the day that Moses sent me…’’
Joshua 14:10-11 [ESV]

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