Inspiration for the Muslims: Texas church raises funds, helps hundreds of Ukrainian refugees relocate

Mosque in Dearborn, Michigan
Good afternoon! It’s Wednesday, April 13, and today’s headlines include a church in Texas that is helping hundreds of Ukrainian refugees, an update on the NYC subway shooter, and an interview with actor Mel Gibson.
Gateway Church, a multisite megachurch based in Texas, has helped approximately 400 Ukrainian refugees relocate amid Russia’s invasion of the Eastern European country. Gateway spokesperson Lawrence Swicegood told The Christian Post that the church is working on relocating hundreds more, explaining they have been able to help because of relationships the church had cultivated with several congregations in Ukraine prior to the war.
“Now, we are leveraging those long-established relationships to immediately focus on humanitarian relief and relocation efforts within Ukraine and in neighboring countries throughout Europe,” he said. “This includes providing shelter, food, water, medical supplies, and numerous daily supplies.” The church has allocated around $500,000 from the church’s outreach budget for financial aid, with Gateway members donating another $526,000 over the last several weeks. Continue reading.

Suggested reading for living in the image of the Loving and the Most Merciful God by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times:

Thirty Plus Quotes from the Poet of Love

Two Hundred Verses about Compassionate Living in the Quran

A Message of Compassion and Love from the Holy Bible

True Fasting: A Message of Compassion and Love from the Old Testament

Abou Ben Adhem, A Compassionate Man

‘Love Hormone,’ How it works in Hospitality?

‘Love Hormone’ Oxytocin May Enhance Feelings Of Spirituality

I am a Jew, a Catholic, a Christian and a Muslim; I am Zia H Shah

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