After I had the joy of training a group from Lake Oconee Presbyterian Church, the newly trained team began building two sheds for Albany, Georgia which had just suffered severe storm damage. This Community Spotlight Radio Interview with the leader of … Continue reading Radio Interview With Dick Forrester
During shed-building in Van, many quick meals were shared like this one last week while we were moving the Metrocrest trailers. The shed recipients of Van are so thankful that they have initiated the idea of a cookout for the … Continue reading Shed-Building Ignites Thankful Hearts in Van
The portable building is now separated into its three units. The axles, tires and tow bars have been installed, and Christian is taking out the last blocks that have been supporting it for the past twelve years. Although wind and rain are … Continue reading Cut Loose and Ready to Roll
It’s exciting to see what a few sheds can mean to a community. As sheds have gone up in a low-income part of Van, it has encouraged the people to work together to improve their own homes. Paint is going on new siding, and there’s even talk of getting together for a cook out “like we used to do.” There is even talk that a playground may be given to the neighborhood as a result of a damaged school having to relocate. How about you? Why not get involved with Sheds of Hope – you can pray, build, give, and … Continue reading Rebuilding Community – We’re not just about sheds!
1. DETERMINE POLICIES AND LEVEL OF INVOLVEMENT “Weep with those who weep.” Romans 12:15 Disasters take us all by surprise, so it is essential to plan now how you would like to be involved with Sheds of Hope. This will give you time to … Continue reading Sheds of Hope – Where Do We Start?
Download and Print John’s February Mission Trip My first trip was a tremendous encouragement and blessing in three ways: 1. MNA – My first trip showed me the great respect and love PCA churches and members have for MNA. I received … Continue reading John’s First Missionary Journey
Text to ponder this week Hebrews 11:35b-38 Some were tortured, refusing to accept release, so that they might rise again to a better life. Others suffered mocking and flogging, and even chains and imprisonment. They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were killed with the sword. They went about in skins of sheep and goats, destitute, afflicted, mistreated— of whom the world was not worthy— wandering about in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth. Thoughts to ponder this week 1. Humanity is in rebellion against God and in that state, judges faithful followers … Continue reading Suffering Heroes Show Us That Faithful Living May Not Be Rewarded in This Life