Out of the Abundance of the Heart

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Blog | No Comments
Out of the Abundance of the Heart

To be completely honest, it is incredibly intimidating sitting on top of a mountain with a host of people who are giving their lives, and in some ways their families’ lives, to serve the poor. When you hear stories of what goes on in some of these neighborhoods, it tends to diminish the “first world […]

When was the last time you thought about your neighbors?

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Blog | No Comments
When was the last time you thought about your neighbors?

The mission statement for DSM is “to love our neighbor by revitalizing impoverished neighborhoods through spiritual and community development.” The word from this that has been on my mind over the last few months is the word “neighbor.” What and who is my neighbor? How am I supposed to interact with my neighbor? What if […]

Mic Drop

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in Blog | One Comment
Mic Drop

Reflections from CCDA in Los Angeles by Chris Fitzgerald, Ministry Fellow There have been a lot of references to the “Mic Drop” in the circles I have been around lately. For those of you that don’t know, the “Mic Drop” is a point in a conversation or speech that is a satisfying mixture of radical […]

I can see you NOW

Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Blog | 3 Comments
I can see you NOW

A few weeks ago I was on a plane, and as I normally do I put my headphones on and got ready for a flight of going in and out of sleep mixed with listening to some of my favorite music. The song that came on first was a version of Amazing Grace called Broken […]