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A Year of Clarity and Transformation

A Year of Clarity and Transformation

It was my first day at CLDI as an intern and my nerves were only slightly tempered by my excitement. My new boss gave me the wrong address and after I tried to move into the wrong house, I couldn’t...

Lessons on Patience

Lessons on Patience

I hope and trust that this seasonal shift finds you well. The month of September always carries significant changes for us at CLDI as our ministry to South Side youth adjusts to schools being back...

The Power of Mentorship

The Power of Mentorship

Reality for a Child on the South Side of Billings Last week I was reunited with my mom after being in foster care for a year. While I was with my foster family I did really great in school and...

Mosaic Senior Housing – Week 3

We have an address! 116 and 114 S 29th Street.Ready for the footings to be poured.The footings are in.Knocking out the essential site development work.Firm foundations.Patched and ready to...

A Kingdom Vision: Phoropter, Part 9

A Kingdom Vision: Phoropter, Part 9

A blog series on “Kingdom Vision”; to live and orient our lives according to His ways. -Eric Basye Get the right prescription Have you ever heard of the word phoropter? My guess is no, but if I...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 8

A Kingdom Vision: Part 8

As we continue our blog series called “Kingdom Vision,” it is our hope to live and orient our lives according to His ways and not merely our own. Hope Ranch and the DeSarro family have been a...

Rerouted: An Internship Update

Rerouted: An Internship Update

I love the excitement that comes with making new plans. As I pack my bag, buy travel-size toiletries, and stash some cash for last-minute snacks, I start to envision the adventure that lies ahead. I...

Serving Through Summer

Serving Through Summer

Dear friends of CLDI, Summer has arrived! I love summer – the warm weather, clear days, the big Montana sky, green grass, bright flowers, cookouts, and trips; what’s not to love! Like many of you,...

Baking with a Purpose

Baking with a Purpose

Sandi Eaton’s passion for baking collided with her heart for people when she went to Rail//Line Coffee and noticed their cooler was running low on baked goods. Eaton jumped on the opportunity to...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 7

A Kingdom Vision: Part 7

As we continue our blog series called “Kingdom Vision,” it is our hope to live and orient our lives according to His ways and not merely our own. I am excited to introduce Jarrod Willems to you....

A Kingdom Vision: Part 6

A Kingdom Vision: Part 6

As we continue our blog series called “Kingdom Vision,” it is our hope to live and orient our lives according to His ways and not merely our own. In this blog, we will explore how a kingdom vision...

A Year of Clarity and Transformation

A Year of Clarity and Transformation

It was my first day at CLDI as an intern and my nerves were only slightly tempered by my excitement. My new boss gave me the wrong address and after I tried to move into the wrong house, I couldn’t...

Lessons on Patience

Lessons on Patience

I hope and trust that this seasonal shift finds you well. The month of September always carries significant changes for us at CLDI as our ministry to South Side youth adjusts to schools being back...

The Power of Mentorship

The Power of Mentorship

Reality for a Child on the South Side of Billings Last week I was reunited with my mom after being in foster care for a year. While I was with my foster family I did really great in school and...

Mosaic Senior Housing – Week 3

We have an address! 116 and 114 S 29th Street.Ready for the footings to be poured.The footings are in.Knocking out the essential site development work.Firm foundations.Patched and ready to...