CHOICES – something to think about.
What kind of…Continue
Added by Christine on July 21, 2014 at 3:52pm — No Comments
The Duke and the Girl from Kentucky. Long Beach.
Perhaps you’ve noticed that no two days are the same with the prayer and teaching ministry to the street people of Long Beach. We are building quite a rapport – they are getting used to me and trusting me, and I am learning about the street life, and developing quite a passion for it.
The stories are at once fascinating and also tragic. Take it from me: no one would willingly choose to live on the street—that is, unless…
What Do You See? What Do They See?
The Duke leaned against my car, and it felt kinda’ like an out of body experience for me, because he…Continue
Added by Christine on July 16, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Grace and Miracles – only God.
Recently, I told Danny’s story to my Long Beach street friends. When we meet together, we…Continue
Hydro, Tex, Enhancer, Reggie and the Duke of Earl – all street names, but all people I came to love and pray for regularly. Of all the Long Beach street people profiled, the Duke of Earl captured the hearts of folks the most. You will remember that my first impressions of him could be categorized as apprehensive at best. The reason I first noticed him was because of his big intimidating presence and his cold, dark eyes. All of that has changed.
Several weeks ago, the Duke said, “I am…Continue
His Ways Are Higher. (even in Long Beach)
With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day. 2 Peter 3.9…Continue
He knows My Name. (Long Beach)
I don’t know his name. Since I started the…Continue
‘Seems I barely get home from Long Beach and I am missing being with my people, and I begin to ask God for the next week’s message. ‘There’s something more . . . I just know there is . . . at least, there ought to be,’ I was thinking at the start of this last week. I was feeling unsettled inside.
‘Lord, show me why I feel this way about Long Beach,’ I prayed. You see,
I have learned that when God stirs the waters in ministry, it usually means he is about to give…
Are you running? Tales from the Street.
Added by Christine on July 2, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Love gets Involved. Tales from the Street
Added by Christine on July 1, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments