What follows an F4 tornado? Opportunities! Open doors! Rowlett, Texas was devastated by an F4 tornado on Boxing Day (December 26th), and an immediate curfew was put in place to protect against looting. But Sheds of Hope was springing into … Continue reading Rowlett Under Construction
Texas is the land of the “Big Sky” and that is one of the things I love about living in Texas. Over the last 12 days premature darkness covers the landscape and waterlogged streams, rivers and reservoirs are at their … Continue reading Hope on the Horizon for Texas
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?
Shed of Hope – Mississippi Church Request Available today is a new 8 x 16-foot shed plan. A church in Louisville, Mississippi requested the longer shed following the tornado that came through the state in early May. Sheds of Hope provides … Continue reading New 8 x 16 Shed for Mississippi Church
After months of planning and thinking about the design, we finally purchased the wood for the new Pulpit, Communion Table, Baptismal Font and Advent Candle Stand for First Church. Shedua wood was chosen for its beautiful natural color and striking designs … Continue reading New Furniture Ushers in a New Year!
This past weekend we saw a powerful phenomenon. About 100 RUF college students from Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas descended on the Sheds of Hope warehouse. This far surpassed our usual 20-or-so volunteers. But we were prepared. In their wake, they left sheds standing where homes had been torn away. They left the hope for a new beginning. The shed in the photo is a new concept that will enable groups to build sheds outside of Oklahoma and then transport them flat-packed directly to a home in the Moore area. Volunteers can then assemble them quickly onsite. News 9 came by and … Continue reading “RUF-5” Storms Oklahoma
Imitate leaders who have served others and harvested the promises. “Though we speak in this way, yet in your case, beloved, we feel sure of better things—things that belong to salvation. For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do. And we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness to have the full assurance of hope until the end, so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.” – Hebrews 6:9-12 Continue reading God Is Not Unjust