As 2022 draws to a close and we enter into a new year, you may feel a swirl of both excitement and anxiety about what comes next. The new year is a good time to ponder what you want for the season ahead and how you can join with God to make it happen.
Wherever you are, the world is alive around you and calling for you to join in. We are created to be in community with each other and to connect with nature. Join our global staff team below as they invite you to reflect and pray about how you can make a difference in 2023.
Building the kingdom – right where you are
‘As human beings, we have a tendency to admire the big and powerful and disregard the importance of small things,’ says Rosa Camargo de Bravo, who leads Tearfund’s work in Latin America and the Caribbean.
‘I don’t know about you, but I have noticed that when I have to look up at something towering over me, I tend to be awed by it and say something like, “Wow, look how big and tall that is!” But when I look down at something, I tend to feel superior in some way.
‘These days I am trying to understand the importance of small things when it comes to building the kingdom of God. Indeed, if you think about it, all that is grand and majestic is actually made up of millions of small pieces.