Good Friday Morning

Posted by on Apr 14, 2017 in Blog, Danny's Blog | One Comment
Good Friday Morning

Good Friday morning to you! I hope that, in the busyness of our everyday lives, you will be able to find a little quiet time over this holiday weekend to reflect on Easter and its meaning. The fact that we worship a living Savior who was stronger than the grave — has implications not only […]

What’s that you say?

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in Blog, Sara's Blog | One Comment
What’s that you say?

“Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts” Heb. 3:15 At Desire Street, we’ve been thinking lately about authentic relationships, and about really “connecting” with God and with each other. The Lord gave me an object lesson in this not long ago when I accidentally dropped my phone into a “bowl” of […]

Super Bowl Thoughts and…

Posted by on Feb 12, 2017 in Blog | No Comments
Super Bowl Thoughts and…

I am not a football fan, nor do I know a lot about football; however, years of it playing on the TV screen as my father has faithfully watched it through the years has taught me the basics. I was so excited for my Dad after the playoffs this year because his team, which has […]

Every day Advent

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in Angie's Blog, Blog | One Comment
Every day Advent

Violence. Hate. Anger. Injustice. From the election to our streets, these themes seem to prevail. Recently, I’ve been asked by people – What can I do? I feel a burden that there is so much wrong in the world, and that I need to do something. Protest? Start a campaign? Shelter my kids away from […]

It’s Time

It’s Time

Next up in our ministry partner series is Trinity Family Ministries in Mobile, AL, led by Pastor Scott Moore. This week I’d like to republish a message by Mike Campbell, who, before his death in a car accident, was one of the “pillars” in Scott’s ministry. Mike’s wife, Charlene, started the work in the Trinity Gardens community with a […]

Helping hands, grateful heart

Helping hands, grateful heart

Continuing our ministry partner series, I’d like to share with your this “thank you note” from Justina Dix in which she shares how the wonderful gift of loving hands and help made all the difference when she needed it most. I hope you’ll take a moment to learn more at Summerhill Community Ministries’ website. I am […]

An end to poverty

An end to poverty

As a way of thanking you for your prayers and generous gifts to Desire Street, we’re giving you a behind-the-scenes look at the life-changing ministry that goes on in the day-to-day world of our ministry partners. This week I’d like to share a story from St. Roch CDC, as told by Executive Director Ben McLeish. I encourage […]

Change in Grove Park

Change in Grove Park

During the holiday season this year, Desire Street is giving a gift that we treasure year-round: a behind-the-scenes look at the life-changing ministry that goes on in the day-to-day world of our ministry partners. Thanks to your prayers and generous gifts to Desire Street, we are able to walk alongside these heroes through the everyday ups […]

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 […]

Seeking justice through understanding

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Anthony's Blog, Blog, Danny's Blog, News | One Comment
Seeking justice through understanding

Perspective can clarify or cloud thoughts and relationships. Much has happened in our nation in recent weeks and months, and quite frankly, over our plagued and tormented history of race relations. Danny Wuerffel and Dr. Anthony Gordon from the Desire Street staff have taken steps toward each other to build a relationship of mutual respect, […]