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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Signs of Hope

Jan Hegi relayed a good story to me recently. On Wednesday nights, we have been sending out two vans to pick up children for our Kids Hope ministry. As the van picked up a group of kids on its route, one of the children climbed in and they started singing, “If you love Jesus…If you...

When “Thoughts and Prayers” Aren’t Enough

To the brokenness of our world we often offer our “thoughts and prayers.” At times, that may seem a lame and anemic response to the horror and heartache that surround us. But my wife and I know the power of intercessory prayer. Our son lay hospitalized gravely ill with malaria contracted from a mission trip to...

Engaged in the Community

God is always sending us people; people who want to engage in God’s mission in this neighborhood. This past year God blessed us with some incredible new partners and it didn’t take long at all for them to get involved, many of them in significant ways. Lori Brookshire is planning and executing our Wednesday meals for...

Trusting in the Lord

Our theme verse this year talks about the importance of trusting in our Lord. Isaiah 40:31, “Have you never understood? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of all the earth. He never grows weak or weary. No one can measure the depths of his understanding. He gives power to the weak and strength...