If we had the compassion of Jesus, it would change our families, churches, and neighborhoods for the better. It would allow us to give to others what all of us want for ourselves. It would enable us to fulfill the purpose for which we leave our footprints on this planet.
Vernon Grounds was one of the directors of Our Daily Bread Ministries, a past president and chancellor of Denver Seminary, and a mentor to numerous men and women whose lives he influenced. He modeled better than anyone else I have ever known the compassion he wrote about in the following pages.