Fully Alive

Some days work at Neighborhood Ministries is painful. As staff we often have the painful privilege of witnessing the struggle to survive, brokenness seen up close, despair felt and hope lost. Sometimes the struggle feels overwhelming. It’s easy to lose hope.
And then…something happens that invigorates hope, that exposes God and hope is found.  For me, this something has been an art series…

Today’s Freedom Riders*

Our young leaders at Neighborhood Ministries began to get public visibility in their own right during the 103 days of the 24/7 prayer vigil that they manned at the State capitol during SB1070. As they fasted and prayed (with many of us with them) they began to get a glimpse of the importance of their own voices as advocates for immigration justice. They were growing up as advocates, as righteous…

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