The saga that began with coffee and a sandwich led to inquiries throughout Xenia. Paul asked, “Who cares for the homeless here?” “Who feeds them?” “Is there shelter?” “What about clothing?”. “Who is loving these people?”
In Anthony’s house church, he found a loving family who cared about him and for him. In their love, he saw the pure love of Christ, and it began a work in his heart.
“One scene in particular stood out to me like our orange carpet stands out to a first-time visitor, as an obvious declaration of the beauty in our stories, intertwined, intended to honor their omniscient author.”
Mollie said it isn’t like these situation will just show up on your doorstep. You have to work at finding these opportunities. For Mollie, she signed up to help ESL kids at a nearby school when she moved back. She also mentioned the African refugees in Dayton. Or the large Turkish community in Old North Dayton that could probably use a friendly smile and acceptance. There are more people around us than… Read More
In 2005, Lisa Jackson and her housemates asked themselves how they can practically serve their neighborhood. Out of this one question, the Halloween outreach was born.