Father James Keller, the founder of The Christophers, had this to say about the guiding principle behind the organization:
“The essence of being a Christopher—being a Christ bearer—is to do just what the Lord himself did. He loved everybody. He loved even those who were against him.
“You’ll only do great things, you’ll only show great initiative and great daring, if you have love.
“The only people, as I see it, who show great daring today are people who love in a big way or hate in a big way. They want to reach the world.
“The Lord Himself said to go to everybody with His love. It’s remained for our day that others have tried to go to everybody with hatred or destruction. But if you get another handful to be as daring—to go to all men with love—we can have a change in history.”
Each of us has the power and responsibility to be a Christopher—to let our faith shine through our words and actions. Be that light in the darkness today and everyday.
Love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. (Romans 12:10)
Give me the wisdom, courage, strength, and patience to share Your love with everyone, Divine Savior.