“Living on Life’s Fringes” by Amy Beth Larson is one of my favorite “Heart Matters” columns because Amy helps us see into the heart of a little boy who faces so many challenges but longs to believe.
Amy writes: Tony became a Christian a year ago, but has struggled living this lifestyle out. His family members have been in and out of jail, and his greatest role model is a cousin who now resides in a residential treatment center. Because his peers naturally follow him, Tony, though only 10, is at high risk for the neighborhood gangs and youth violence. I know he believes in Jesus, but the arms of the world are wrapped so tightly around this boy that heaven seems awfully far away.
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