One of the favorite hymns our homeless friends like to sing in our church in Derby Park is “Como Zaqueu” (Like Zaccheaus). The lyrics are simple but powerful. Especially if you’ve been so far down that the only direction you can see is up. “Like Zacchaeus I want to climb up as high as I […]
Victories: The Good News the Lord has revealed to us among the needy and those in Satan’s grasp.
In the twelve years I’ve been involved in working with the poor, homeless and chemically dependent I’ve had contact with a number of government and NGO organizations whose objective was to help the needy. All had good intentions, some did a lot of good, but none have been nearly as effective as Christland in both […]
If you didn’t catch them I would encourage you to go back and watch the videos of Parts 1, 2 and 3 of our interview with André. Or at least read the transcripts. André first came to our church in Derby Park in 2013. He was living on the streets of Recife, heavily dependent on […]
I kind of noticed not a whole lot of people actually watched the video of last week’s interview with André. That’s okay. Maybe a post, a transcript and a subtitled video is too much. So, this week the transcript will be the post and the video will be there for whoever wants to watch. So, […]
Dear Friends Thank you for your prayers and thoughts about the recent news. The year 2018, culminating in the divorce in December, then the following months as I began to rearrange some important aspects of my life, was pretty challenging. The Lord has seen me through it all, as I trust He will with whatever […]