Fighting For a Life

Paul says in Romans “I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do.” It can be the hardest and simplest thing to live in God’s abundant love.  Hate grows so fast and love must be cultivated and maintained.  Currently I am in Kit’s Bible study on Mystic Activism, which has been an interest of mine since college when I realized that being a…

The Future Workforce of Arizona

Photo of a local high school graduation.

Last week, I attended a City of Phoenix Workforce Development training.  It is projected that by 2020, the majority of jobs will require post-secondary training.  Arizona ranks 5th in Fortune’s list of fastest growing tech markets and currently has the highest entrepreneurial activity rate of any other state.  By 2020, there will be 55 million job vacancies, yet, despite the inevitab…

From the Mouth of the Lion

“He recognized the fact that he was not an innocent man unjustly punished. He admitted that he had committed an extreme and blameworthy act; …Then he asked himself…whether he had been the only one at fault in his fatal history….  Whether there had not been more abuse on the part of the law, in respect to the penalty, than there had been on the part of the culprit in respect to his…

Welcome to Our Blog

Dear Friend,
Thank you for taking the time to journey with us through our new blog page.  For 30 years, Neighborhood Ministries has been a part of this urban Phoenix community and, the truth is, we have a lot to say about it.  There are countless stories, both heartbreaking and uplifting.  The city itself has changed, for the good and the bad.  Neighborhood Ministries has grown and our…

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