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You’re the One with the Bleed Kit Acts 16:9-15

You’re the One with the Bleed Kit

All Christians have a Macedonian call.

AT A GLANCE:

Some first responders are not professionals but bystanders — even kids. A new program called “Stop the Bleed” is teaching children, some of whom have experienced trauma, how to stop bleeding. As a part of their training, they are given “bleed kits.”

 

EDITOR’S PICK:

For material based on today’s gospel text, see “Getting Dropped,” May 1, 2016.  

 

For an alternative idea pertaining to Revelation 21:10, 22−22:5, see “No Sun, No Moon, No Night.

 

“The people you see running in when everyone else is running out.”

That phrase has become a kind of street-level definition of first responders — firefighters, police officers, paramedics and other emergency personnel.

Sadly, some of us first heard that description on 9/11, when numerous first responders did indeed run into the burning towers to rescue victims. But as the buildings collapsed, they never had a...

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