We are truly proud of the hard work, tenacity and achievement of the 160 individuals who are graduating from T.O.R.I. today. Over the last 12 years, T.O.R.I. has provided housing, employment, healthcare, family reunification and spiritual guidance to over 10,000 people! This program has made a significant impact in the reduction of recidivism rates in […]
Pentecost, the Advent occurring 50 days after the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Jewish pilgrims came from all over to Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover. The Apostles gathered into one place to await the arrival of the Holy Spirit. Beginning at 9 a.m. morning, without forewarning or fanfare, a rushing mighty wind filled the house where the Apostles gathered, immediately filling all with the Holy Spirit.
One of the things that I have learned about myself, over these 60 plus years, is that I am an encourager. It’s natural for me to walk through the workplace or in a store, smiling while asking someone, anyone, “How are you today?” or “Are you okay?”. Depending on their response, I may even tell […]
As I work with couples for the last few years, I am seeing trends that are not healthy. God established marriage in the garden, Gen. 2:24, “Therefore shall a man leave his father and mother and cleave unto his wife; and they shall be one flesh.” The phrase, “shall become one flesh” is escaping the […]