A Story of a Boy’s Calling to be a Missionary of the Heart

If I could just have five minutes of your valuable time, I would like to tell you the story of a boy with dreams as wide as the sea of Galilee. He was going to grow up to serve his Lord, in spite of his challenges. Even though he had a spastic gait from a progressive neuro degenerative disorder, he was determined to make a difference in every life he would touch. As he battled one flu or respiratory bug after the other, he believed that all he was experiencing was for a purpose larger than himself.

The flame of hope for a kinder and more just society burned within him even as a five year-old. His mother realized that there was a challenging call upon his life. She approached his teachers to ask that they encourage…

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