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1 Peter 1:1-2: “Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To the pilgrims of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.”
We have been re-vamping our sprinkler system outside at the Mission this
Last October at our Annual General Meeting, I had to give a brief update. Being very new in my position, I wasn’t sure what to say. It was difficult to give a report on the year as I hadn’t been there for most of it. I prayed for God to guide me and asked what He wanted me to say. God gave me three words; Growth, Change & Transformation and that was what I spoke on. Since then, God has definitely shown that this was His plan for the ladies at Charis.
One thing that we learn from many of the ladies who enter
Richard came into the men’s recovery program at UGM a year ago. At that time he was very nervous about the program and whether or not he would be able to overcome his addiction to crystal meth. Over the next three months he would come into my chaplain’s office and was considering leaving the program. He was having a difficult time overcoming the temptations to use again and he was not used to feeling emotions from painful memories he had. But after sticking with the program for about six months, he started to get used to the new way of living at UGM.
One day, Richard came to my office and said