Sunday I received a heartbreaking call with news that a neighbor we connect with through community ministry had been found dead Saturday afternoon. This neighbor had been coming to Community Ministry for longer than my time here. He was unhomed and relied heavily on organizations like ours to provide for basic needs like food and clothing. … Continue reading The gift of presence.
What happens when God doesn't answer our prayers in the way we expect and/or desire God to do so?
God helps us sift through the rubble.
“We need to tell stories as a testimony to what God has done and is doing. If we do not share the stories, their power and truth are diluted, and their impact forgotten” (Wright/Davis). On April 5, 2017, we invited Mary Jo Dailey to share her call story. We are grateful for her bravery and vulnerability. … Continue reading Tabernacle Stories: Mary Jo Dailey (04/05/17)
Christ is at work among us. Christ is at work among us. We are an extension of his hands, feet, and heart. We celebrate the creative use of the the gifts and resources God has given us. We testify as an expression of gratitude to Jesus, and also to encourage those he his using to … Continue reading Visual Testimony: Week of March 29, 2020
Harwood and I went to church at Tabernacle the day after we were married by Dr. Aubrey Williams. That was Easter Sunday, April 1, 1934. The following October I was baptized by immersion in the very baptistery we use today. I had been baptized as a young girl in the Methodist church by sprinkling, but … Continue reading A God-Sized Vision: Louise Cochrane
I am thankful to have a chance to share my testimony today. First of all, I would like offer thanks to this country and the Americans for helping us and letting us stay here. On behalf of my family and the Chin Community in Richmond, I would like to let you know how grateful we … Continue reading Embracing a God-Sized Vision: Cung Thawng