Homeless No More

We have had the privilege to be part of R.’s and many others’ lives in such incredible ways but it isn’t because of anything special about us, only that we have continued to show up and fumble our way through loving people in difficult circumstances. To God alone be the glory.

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Faithfulness

When we saw the condition of his legs we knew that we had to do something but there is no standard procedure to help a mentally ill man in need of serious medical attention, especially because he told us that he didn’t want any help. He wouldn’t even take a burrito. 

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Supremacy

He visibly bristled up and clinching his teeth he asked me if I had a problem with white supremacy. Looking him in the eye and without hesitation, I felt myself saying, “Yes I do, because God does.”

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Restore

Through Jesus, God has restored us, made us new, called us His own children and heirs with Christ.  I have been restored and I am called to be a minister of restoration. By the grace of God I was brought from death to life.

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Frozen Pipes

Normally I wouldn’t drive in these conditions but knowing that people who are dear to me sleep out in it, I can’t in good conscience let them be both cold and hungry. Breaking Bread Mobile is like the postal service—neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps us from serving.

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Still At It

The annual Village of Lights was so spectacular, but more than that we got to remember what home feels like. This year has been hard—upheaval and constant transition. God removed some parts of our lives that seemed to be permanent, only to emphasize that He is the only real constant.

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