By Zach Hunter
Most folks imagine the typical youngster isn't really in a position to a lot past striking with their associates and losing time. yet Zach Hunter is not your usual teen. And he is hoping to teach you that you are not both. Zach has been attempting to finish slavery around the world. most folks (maybe even you) imagine that slavery has been over for a very long time. yet unfortunately, there are extra humans sure in slavery now than at any of the days we examine in our heritage books. Now Zach is operating to finish slavery and unfastened the lads, girls, and kids who're being held opposed to their will. he is even chanced on a few associates within the struggle, together with Jon Foreman of Switchfoot and Leeland Mooring of Leeland. simply go searching the area and at the information and you will find that there are many issues unsuitable with our planet---homelessness, starvation, international warming, AIDS...the record is going on and on. And we often examine those difficulties and choose they are too colossal for us to do something approximately. yet Zach is proving that one individual could make a distinction. And in his publication, he will display the weather had to make outstanding alterations on your global. in spite of everything, he hopes you will find the article you are passionate about---and begin making adjustments!
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Araminta (or Minty, as she was called) worked as their slave doing work around the house. Mrs. Cook tried to get Minty to wind yarn for her, but she kept sneezing, and she was too slow. So Mrs. Cook sent Minty outside to Mr. Cook because she was fed up with her. Mr. Cook taught her how to watch his traps and haul them in when muskrats crawled into them. These are not the kind of chores you’d expect from a young child. I can’t imagine what it must have been like for this little girl, no mom to comfort her, no dad to care for her.
Ponder Proverbs 31:8-9 and consider how it relates to using your “brand” and influence. 33 Be the Change Influence Be the Change! On the opening page of this Influence chapter, write down how you would describe your brand. What would your slogan be? What do you want to be known for? List two ways you can use your own influence to help someone else. Pray for celebrities who can use their influence to reach and help millions of people. Pray they will have generous hearts and will take advantage of opportunities they have to do good.
Firefighters who enter burning buildings to risk their lives for one more victim. And certainly, the courage required of me doesn’t compare to the courage required of every man, woman, and child in slavery who must wake up today and face their oppressors. But each of us faces situations in which we need to gather up our courage. When we do, it’s as though the courage multiplies like yeast in dough, allowing us to be even more courageous the next time we’re called upon. 55 Be the Change ength, “You gain str confidence d n a , e g a r u o c rience in e p x e y r e v e y b lly stop to a e r u o y h ic h w he face.