Who is my neighbour?

We are watching scenes of suffering, devastation and despair on our TVs, and in our living rooms. And we respond in different ways. We might switch off the horror or change channels (being spoilt for choice). Or we grow immune, moving into a “death with dinner” mode as we watch suffering over a meal. We may feel depressed asking “Where is God?”, “How can we make sense of this”? Or we may wonder if we should, as God’s people, respond to this suffering in our world? The suffering of “our neighbours". Continue reading