Scripture Reading: Water from the Rock
Last month I stood before you at this time and expressed my frustration regarding what I dubbed as bad news fatigue, something we’ve all been experiencing for months. …Let’s stop the pettiness and the petty debates. Let’s get down to the heart of some real matters. I’m talking about concern for the people of Puerto Rico as yet another natural disaster has devastated the U.S. territory that is home to more than three and a half million American citizens. They have struggled without electricity, without drinking water, without food, and without medical supplies since Hurricane Maria tore across the island on September 20th.