The Miracle of Forgiveness

Reproduced from The Austin Stone: Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” These are simple, powerful, and even poetic words that I’ve said so many times without fully grasping their meanings. On July 15th, my family was given a chance to live them. An ordinary day transformed into an extraordinary…

When Firefighters Fall, Fire Chaplains Stand

Fire Chaplains Offer Firefighter Survivors And Families Spiritual Care And Hope: As friends and families reel from the news that 19 elite firefighters died battling an Arizona wildfire Sunday (June 30), the work of some of their spiritual comrades has just begun. Fire chaplains are stepping up to support the grieving, just as they did…

Boy Meets Fireman who Saved him

(AP) — When fourth-grader Koregan Quintanilla was talking with his classmates about where they wanted to go more than anyplace else in the world, his answer wasn’t an amusement park, sporting event or kids restaurant. It was “his” fire station. Koregan was abandoned in 2002 at an Arlington fire station when he was just a…

I Had I Busy Evening…

Two die and two airlifted after structural collapse. ER 24: Two men have sustained fatal injures while another two suffered critical injuries after a wall collapsed onto them at a residence on Adam Tas road in Somerset West. The three construction workers and their manager were at the wall that was being constructed behind the…