A Hope Dealer

A speaker at a workshop I attended at 360LA refers to herself as a “hope dealer.”  She intentionally lives in a less-than-desirable area of Chicago to rub shoulders with gang members and share the hope of Christ with them. I heard a song this morning:  Hope Can Change Everything.  Here are some of the lyrics: I could…

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UYWI’s 360LA

Guest post by Caleb Reed Recently a group of Aim Right volunteers and staff spent the weekend in Azusa, CA(45 min east of LA), for a youth workers’ conference called 360LA.  360LA is put on by the Urban Youth Workers Institute (UYWI) non-profit organization that exists to train and resource urban youth workers to effectively disciple…

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Rewriting the Rules

Aim Right is in the process of purchasing a second location in the heart of the Sunnyslope area.  Here’s a glimpse of the property, which has been used as the ministry location of Prodigal’s Home for the last few years:    The property is (was?) a part of “Mountain View Acres,” and I came across a…

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Painting Party

Last week while most of the guys were outdoors playing ball during Rec Center, the young ladies had a little painting party.  

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Of Technology & Donations

  It isn’t often that I blog about office-related happenings, but the past few weeks have been slightly interesting on the office technology front.  The slow Windows XP office computer was upgraded to a new-to-us model we purchased economically through TechSoup.  I wanted to make sure all the files transferred properly, so we outsourced that job to…

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Thank You!

A big thanks to all who put down the pasta (seriously:  two large roasters whittled down to one lone Cool Whip container of spaghetti left over) on Saturday evening and raised over $2,300 to send teens to camp this summer!

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