This day was going to be another crazy day! We took the cross down to the Harry Hines area recently to love on and meet with addicts and prostitutes. We have learned that many drug addicts and prostitutes hang out early in the morning because they are either out all night or they are needing … Continue reading CARRYING THE CROSS AMONG ADDICTS AND PROSTITUTES
I think we can greatly take for granted all the “sinners” Jesus connected with in the New Testament. I mean its CRAZY who Jesus used to spread his message if you really think about it. All through the New Testament, Jesus is hanging out with “sinners” and he used them to spread his message. Can … Continue reading JESUS IS RECRUITING SINNERS
Honestly, it is difficult not to tear up as I tell this story. I told a story a few years ago on one of our blog posts about a time when we carried the cross in a lower income African American community. We were getting the cross out of our truck and a few African American … Continue reading REDEMPTION!
We decided to walk the cross in one of the most crime ridden intersections in Dallas. What will happen when people carry a giant cross into this kind of area? Well, I cannot tell you how much excitement there was. So many people were waving and honking their horns. So many people came up to … Continue reading WALKING THE CROSS IN THE MIDST OF “DANGER”
We were doing some outreach around the Harry Hines area and we met this small group of people who live in a run down drug house. We have been to this place 3 times now. They WELCOME US WITH OPEN ARMS and have asked us back every time. If fact, I just got off the … Continue reading WHO WILL REACH THE ADDICTS?
Our team also does a lot of work outside of the Vickery community. We have been working in a lower-income apartment complex. This was a new experience for me to say the least. I truly didn't understand the "poor" in Dallas. There is an apartment complex that is one of the worst crime infested communities … Continue reading LOVING ADDICTS