Missions

Missions

The Hope Movement Bible Study

About a year and a half ago, I learned of a new ministry called The Hope Movement and the home they planned to open for women coming out of drug and alcohol addiction. Over and over, I felt God’s call to be involved in some way. So, when the house opened last summer, I volunteered to lead a Bible study. Some of the ladies are there by court order; some are there…

Garments of Grace

Garments of Grace The little handprints that decorate  the walls of the Cooper-Anthony Mercy Child Advocacy Center give new meaning to being the hands and feet of Jesus. Children from ages one to seventeen, who have been sexually abused, are served by the Advocacy Center. These children often have very little. When they arrive for their first visit, each child is given a…

Kairos Prison Ministry

Kairos Prison Ministry Kairos prison ministry is a remarkable opportunity to become part of a team of Christians, all gathered to fellowship, pray, follow, and share the simple message of the love of Jesus to the incarcerated. As a part of that process, we learn to simply be the tools through which the Holy Spirit will do His work. Our mandate is to listen and love. While…

Haiti Medical Mission Trip

  Haiti Medical Mission Trip Exactly one month ago, I was standing in line waiting to be cleared by the customs officer in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. I have been to several countries in Europe, but this was my first trip to a developing country. It was also my first time to be part of a medical mission trip. Needless to say, I had many new experiences and learned more…

Beautiful and Believable

Beautiful and Believable… Made to Flourish is a network formed to help pastors understand how to connect faith, work, and economics in a way that will help people live for Christ in every area of their lives. As people begin to connect their work to God’s plan for the world, they begin to flourish and to advance the common good in their own neighborhoods,…

Meet Anna, our Lake Valley Missions Intern

Meet Anna, our Lake Valley Missions Intern My name is Anna and I moved to Hot Springs about a month ago in order to be a missions intern at Lake Valley. Originally, I am from DeKalb, Illinois, and have lived in the Midwest for most of my life. So, the South is a little different from what I am used to, but I am really enjoying it here! Last year, while I was still in…