October 13, 2020

Month 1 Update

I challenged the team to meet 300 youth in the first month. Let’s see how we did.

It has been an exciting beginning of the year for new things. New sites, new partners, new kids, new program… well not a brand new program, just a program with some COVID-19...

August 24, 2020

            We always thought the office should just get rid of the windows.

            It became a major expense for the apartment management to continue to fix them over and over again. We thought they should at...

August 23, 2020

                I don’t quite remember when I first met her. It was probably in the space in front of my apartment, where the kids ran and played in the sand. I could tell something was off when she first walked up. She is developmentally disabled, that was apparent, b...

August 22, 2020

               It takes meeting people to really understand what is and isn’t there. Change is slow, time moves like tides moving along the shore, crashing up and down, going somewhere but always receding, slowly carving its way into the sand. It took meeting Lily for...

August 21, 2020

This post includes a list of stories we send out to our mentors during the year to help train and equip them to mentor well.  We have found that the real life stories are helpful in the training process.  We hope you enjoy.

Knocks on the Door

There are no names to p...

August 20, 2020

“You did a good thing” is part of our chant for the year.  My friend got it from a Tik-Tok she saw.  We’ll talk more about it later in this post.

God really provided for us this year.  In a time of isolation and separation, my team went to work these past few month...

May 10, 2020

        This was a devotion I did for the Care Fresno retreat in Fall 2018.

        I was asked to do a devotional on “what it means to be a disciple of Christ.” For today, we are going to try to answer two main questions:...

March 24, 2020

I had a mentor all through high school.  He was a youth leader at my church and was one of the most impactful people in my life. This is my driving passion for building the mentorship program.

I mentored a student for three years when I lived at the Parks apartment - lo...

March 24, 2020

I noticed that the kids stopped coming to our after school program when they got older.

What a weird experience of growing up, the kids that were in fourth grade when I started serving were now in middle school. I still had pictures of them when I first moved into the P...

March 24, 2020

We are looking for 14 new Mission Care Residents and 14 new Apprentices for the next year. You are probably wondering, what is mission care and what is an apprentice?

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People call it the rougher side of town, the communities that are overlooked and under-serv...

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