In the Image of God

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them” Genesis 1:27 God created us in this image!  To resemble him and to carry his attributes and character.  This means we carry inherent worth and dignity simply by existing

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“I Want More of You, God!” I love this life! God has literally been exploding in our lives since returning back home to Charlotte after the New Year! Each of us have been tremendously impacted and blessed by the Lord lately! For starters, Michael has been blessed with a beautiful

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My heart has come alive, I realize as I lay with my face on the floor sobbing for my kids. The kids that I mentor everyday at Ashley Park K-8 School and the stories that they tell me about who they are, and what they are living in.  As I

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After All

This semester Urban Life is kicking off a new initiative – Mentoring Mondays. We decided that each of us would select one kid from the neighborhood to bring back to our place and invest in their lives each Monday after school. As their mentor, we will be coming alongside them

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Christmas Break

The past two weeks, the Urban Life program was on break, but that doesn’t mean that God stopped working, or that ministry stopped happening.  Meg went home to Ohio and had an impact; Rachelle went back to Los Angeles; Dionte went to Atlanta; and David was with his fiance, Liz,

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Not Settling for Second Best

“Get the big one!  Get the whole set!  We aren’t settling for anything less than the best we can find!” We scurried down the aisles at Target pulling toys off shelves.  Our carts were loaded with basketballs, scooters, dolls, cars, games, pajamas, purses and anything else that might fulfill a

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No Matter What

It’s not always easy to do the right thing. In fact, it’s hard to remember the last time it was easy. It rarely is for me. I always find myself conflicted in situations where I have to decide to do one thing or another. Now usually, it’s between God’s way

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Maybe it’s Simple

We wake up. To a new morning with new mercies and the sun shining warm even in December. We set out in tank tops and t-shirts to do the work we are called to today on the West Side of Charlotte,NC. We count ourselves as blessed. Lord, thank you for

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