Mister Rogers: Why Him? Why Now?

His show was all about affirmation, building people up, making people feel that their feelings matter, their ideas matter, that they matter.

Bringing in the Sheaves

When I was 23 years old, I began to serve as a church minister in a small village in the Democratic Republic of Congo. My parish was very poor and small with only about 50 members. We had no building so worship was held in a shed with members and their children sitting on the…