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Connection: A Way Out of Addiction

Connection: A Way Out of Addiction

I am nearly six years sober. As I think back on my journey, I can’t imagine finding recovery from my addiction without a group of people supporting me. The community that has had the most influence...

Proximity Matters

Proximity Matters

“That’s YOUR house?!” a young student yelled to me as I opened the gate that separates our backyard from Orchard Elementary’s play area. “Why yes, it is!” I yelled back. Later that week, we crossed...

Internship:  Central Asian Highlight

Internship: Central Asian Highlight

This spring, the 2022 intern class had the opportunity to travel to Central Asia. The immersive trip was planned with the intention of exposing our interns to first-hand experiences where they could...

Designed for Relationship

Designed for Relationship

I hope and pray this summer finds you well! I cherish the long days, barbecues, yard games, hiking, and evening bike rides! While the sun and warmer weather do my body well, what satisfies my soul...

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

A Series on the Eight Principles of Christian Community Development By Eric Basye In the fall of 2020, I began working on my Doctor of Leadership through George Fox University. I toyed with the idea...

Redistribution

Redistribution

A Series on the Eight Principles of Christian Community Development By Eric Basye Hope for Restoration In the Old Testament book of Nehemiah, the prophet lamented the disrepair of Jerusalem as the...

A Bright Future

A Bright Future

I came to the Hannah House in June of 2019 and started working to be reunified with my two sons. The Hannah House staff wrapped their arms around me, loved me, and helped me begin to build a stable...

The Power of Proximity

The Power of Proximity

Where we choose to live has an impact on who we are in relationship with. Though we can, without a doubt, maintain strong friendships with those we are separated from geographically, the frequency...

Thrilled to Be Proven Wrong

Thrilled to Be Proven Wrong

When you think of home, it’s often a place. But it can also be represented by specific feelings, smells, or... most importantly, people. Part of our mission at Rail//Line Coffee is to give people a...

Miss Darla’s Hope

Miss Darla’s Hope

I pulled into Miss Darla’s driveway and gave a soft knock on the door to her apartment. Her voice drifted up the stairs, telling me to come on in. I opened the door, and her dog scurried past me out...

Reconciliation

Reconciliation

A Series on the Eight Principles of Christian Community Development I am excited to share this blog written by Jackie, a current intern, on the principle of “reconciliation.” Ultimately, our sin has...

Relocation: Part II

Relocation: Part II

A series on the Principles of Christian Community Development Enjoy this blog, written by one of our current interns, Kallie Linse. ECB That Side of the Tracks When I was in high school, a friend...

Relocation

Relocation

A Series on the Principles of Christian Community Development by Eric C. Basye What the Gospel Says about being a Neighbor Coach Wayne Gordon, a seasoned Christian community developer in the South...

Christian Community Development

Christian Community Development

"Christian community development should help us attain a mental image of how our community will look in the future when God is in control when his kingdom has come 'on earth as it is in heaven.'"[1]...

We Had it Good in Egypt

We Had it Good in Egypt

The Providence of God Reflecting on the life of Joseph, the younger brother who had been sold into slavery by his own family, I am always amazed by the providence of God to fulfill a more excellent...

Connection: A Way Out of Addiction

Connection: A Way Out of Addiction

I am nearly six years sober. As I think back on my journey, I can’t imagine finding recovery from my addiction without a group of people supporting me. The community that has had the most influence...

Proximity Matters

Proximity Matters

“That’s YOUR house?!” a young student yelled to me as I opened the gate that separates our backyard from Orchard Elementary’s play area. “Why yes, it is!” I yelled back. Later that week, we crossed...

Internship:  Central Asian Highlight

Internship: Central Asian Highlight

This spring, the 2022 intern class had the opportunity to travel to Central Asia. The immersive trip was planned with the intention of exposing our interns to first-hand experiences where they could...

Designed for Relationship

Designed for Relationship

I hope and pray this summer finds you well! I cherish the long days, barbecues, yard games, hiking, and evening bike rides! While the sun and warmer weather do my body well, what satisfies my soul...

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

A Series on the Eight Principles of Christian Community Development By Eric Basye In the fall of 2020, I began working on my Doctor of Leadership through George Fox University. I toyed with the idea...

Redistribution

Redistribution

A Series on the Eight Principles of Christian Community Development By Eric Basye Hope for Restoration In the Old Testament book of Nehemiah, the prophet lamented the disrepair of Jerusalem as the...

A Bright Future

A Bright Future

I came to the Hannah House in June of 2019 and started working to be reunified with my two sons. The Hannah House staff wrapped their arms around me, loved me, and helped me begin to build a stable...

The Power of Proximity

The Power of Proximity

Where we choose to live has an impact on who we are in relationship with. Though we can, without a doubt, maintain strong friendships with those we are separated from geographically, the frequency...

Thrilled to Be Proven Wrong

Thrilled to Be Proven Wrong

When you think of home, it’s often a place. But it can also be represented by specific feelings, smells, or... most importantly, people. Part of our mission at Rail//Line Coffee is to give people a...

Miss Darla’s Hope

Miss Darla’s Hope

I pulled into Miss Darla’s driveway and gave a soft knock on the door to her apartment. Her voice drifted up the stairs, telling me to come on in. I opened the door, and her dog scurried past me out...

Reconciliation

Reconciliation

A Series on the Eight Principles of Christian Community Development I am excited to share this blog written by Jackie, a current intern, on the principle of “reconciliation.” Ultimately, our sin has...