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Have you ever needed something, but were too afraid to ask a family member or friend for it? Maybe you needed money to pay a bill or to buy groceries? Or you wanted someone to come alongside you to bring you comfort and support while...

"You will always have the poor with you" is a phrase of Jesus often quoted today. It comes from this scene: Just before Passover, an unidentified woman poured a jar of costly anointing oil over Jesus' head. But some people were mad because the ointment...

“May we never lose our wonder, wide-eyed and mystified, may we be just like a child staring at the beauty of our King.” - Amanda Cook, Bethel MusicLike the lyrics of this song, all of creation constantly reminds us of the wonder and beauty of our...

Prior to launching Dream Centers, our team performed a survey of the greatest areas of needs in Colorado Springs and the resources available to serve those needs. We use the language “points of pain” to describe the unmet needs. One of the points of pain at...

But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him? Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.” – 1 John...

“But who do you say that I am?” (Matthew 16:15) Jesus really put Peter on the spot with this simple question. You see, by this time Peter had been tramping around the countryside with Jesus for quite a while already. He had heard all of...

One question we must ask is: "Why do I need to have a civil dialogue with people who think differently?" If we refuse to have civil dialogue, does that mean we won't have a conversation at all? We may think, "No matter how hard I...

Everyone wanting to serve God by joining in His mission of loving people should know that we aren't becoming heroes. We aren't a cadre of elite spiritual forces. We are becoming real by simply responding to God's great love, and we are discovering our humanity—every...

Making community—true community—is much like making family. We only ever get to choose one person in our family—our spouse. Everyone else before and after us, including parents and kids, are chosen for us by God’s grace. If we want true community to develop, we shouldn't...

“We are not called by God to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things with extraordinary love.”― Jean VanierBecause of your partnership in Dream Centers' mission, Mary’s Home is open, and families who were experiencing homelessness are now experiencing the extraordinary love of God...