Healthy in Mind, Body & Spirit

3/7/2018 in Category Our Stories

David, aka “Bboy Navaja,” was born in Mexico, but his family immigrated to the US when he was very young. At 15, David was diagnosed with a form of stomach cancer and spent a year in and... More

Congratulations, Ely!

2/22/2018 in Category Ministry Updates

2018 DVULI Miami Cohort
A delegation of Miami urban youth ministers has been selected to participate in an intensive leadership training provided by the DeVos Urban Leadership Initiative... More

Where Do We Teach Them to Go?

2/13/2018 in Category Our Stories

I was sitting in my husband's easy chair, enjoying morning coffee and a book, when the text came in. "Ms. Johanna, pray for me!"

A few texts later, the situation became clear - one of my... More

Over the Edge is Here!

1/25/2018 in Category Ministry Updates

Saturday is the big day!  Ninety people - including youth from our outreaches - will be rappelling down the 10-story Keyes building as part of our 2nd annual Over the Edge event.

Over the... More


1/10/2018 in Category Our Stories

Recently, a student asked me the different between joy and happiness.

"I think I've felt happy before - a lot of times - but I want joy."

As I watched kids open presents, I thought about... More