All-Creatures Ministry and Web Site
By Frank and Mary Hoffman - 10 Mar 2008
It's nice to hear from you.
The most important thing about convincing other people about any issue,
particularly with following Jesus and concerning animal issues is for us to be
God's original and heavenly intent was for all of His living beings to eat
only a plant based diet. All of the mistreatment of animals began with the Fall
and the eating of flesh, so we need to be vegan and not wear any animal
products, so others won't think of us as hypocrites.
We need to help people relate to animals as individuals, with wants and fears
and desires very much like ours. Once people begin to see other animals as
fellow living souls, it is much easier to get them to become part of the
We also need to help people have true love, compassion, and empathy for all
living beings, whether they are humans or non-humans. We need to be the
peacemaking children of God that Jesus calls us to be (Matthew 5:9), and of whom
Paul tells us will free the whole of creation from it's present corruption
We hope this helps as a starting point for your ministry.
In the Love of the Lord,
Frank and Mary