Backyard

Often the best ministry can take place right in your own backyard. Apts, Parks, everywhere you are -you can show the love of God

Start With Love (…and a Giant Dalmatian)

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Start With Love (…and a Giant Dalmatian)

A crowd of young adults gathered together on a Saturday morning to assemble face painting stations,  inflate a Dalmatian bouncy house, fill bags with groceries, and hide candy filled plastic Easter eggs. Little bunnies made out of paper plates and colorful buckets filled with water would soon be the source of endless smiles and giggles. Before the festivities began, we gathered together to worship in song and prayer with one mission: Shower This Community With Love. Small teams went door to door giving out bags of groceries to families, only asking if we could pray for them in return. The disarming power of generosity resulted in prayers for healing, financial...

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Laughter is Contagious

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Laughter is Contagious

Arriving to the apartment complex at dusk, our multicultural team of 15 came bearing gifts any child would immediately recognize and covet; water shooters, giant bouncy balls, jump-ropes, and the ever important bounce house. It’s incredible how quickly information disperses when children are involved. Within thirty minutes of our arrival children began emerging from their quiet morning routines of cereal and Saturday morning cartoons. Still in their pajamas, we instructed some to return home and dress in their very best play clothes.   The sun shone high in the crystal clear morning as balls of all sorts whizzed by in every direction. Not content to be...

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