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Answering God’s Call

Answering God’s Call

When I moved into Hannah House, I could not have dreamed the Lord would be preparing me for a position in ministry and leadership. I was only five months sober and had reached rock bottom. But, the...

Celebrating 40 Years

Celebrating 40 Years

“Gratitude,” the quality of being thankful, is an excellent descriptor of my heart. I am incredibly grateful to the Lord and you for your meaningful and sacrificial engagement with CLDI. For 40...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 5

A Kingdom Vision: Part 5

As we have started our new blog series called “Kingdom Vision,” I wanted to share some stories about the impact that the gift of time and talents has on those we serve. There are always needs, and...

Hope for a Safe Home

Hope for a Safe Home

Imagine struggling to access your own front door… Meet Ms. Darlene Latimore, a fiery beauty who moved from California to Billings 11 years ago. She has put down roots and built a community in the...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 4

A Kingdom Vision: Part 4

As we have started our new blog series called “Kingdom Vision,” I wanted to share some stories about the impact that the gift of time and talents has on those we serve. There are always needs, and...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 3

A Kingdom Vision: Part 3

As we have started our new blog series called “Kingdom Vision,” I wanted to share some stories about the impact that the gift of time and talents has on those we serve. There are always needs, and...

Love and Pain in Relationship

Love and Pain in Relationship

A reflection from Youth Works Director Kaylee Thompson "It had been a rough day; one of those where there is pain and struggle and challenge. Life had been difficult for a number of students we work...

A Fresh Start and Hopeful Future

A Fresh Start and Hopeful Future

A Story of a Hannah House Resident Three years ago, Jen* was arrested for possession of illegal substances. Sentenced to attend treatment followed by the pre-release program at Passages, the Hannah...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 2

A Kingdom Vision: Part 2

By Eric Basye Reflections A New Year. I love the rhythm a new year provides – a fresh start filled with anticipation for what could potentially unfold in the months to come. For the past number of...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 1

A Kingdom Vision: Part 1

By Eric Basye A Glorious Kingdom When my youngest daughter Aida was very young, she would ask me to tell her a “dragon story” nearly every night. Typically, these stories took place in a medieval...

Free Shalom PDF

Free Shalom PDF

Yes, “shalom” means “peace,” but so much more than just that. It is the complete harmoniouspeace that is rooted in the wholeness and full restoration that only comes through Jesus. It’s at...

A Changed Perspective:  Stewardship

A Changed Perspective: Stewardship

By Ryan Gomendi, September 2020 *The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical...

Among the Most Vulnerable

Among the Most Vulnerable

*The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical perspective. Undoubtedly, for Christ...

This is My Neighborhood

This is My Neighborhood

*The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical perspective. Undoubtedly, for Christ...

His Name is Daniel

His Name is Daniel

*The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical perspective. Undoubtedly, for Christ...

Racism

Racism

*The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical perspective. Undoubtedly, for Christ...

The Road of the Wilderness

The Road of the Wilderness

*The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical perspective. Undoubtedly, for Christ...

More than we could have imagined…

More than we could have imagined…

I would like to send a quick thank you to everyone involved in making our Rail//Line Art Auction such a success! Everything was truly spectacular: the food, decorations, music, art, service by our...

STEP ONTO THE BATTLEFIELD

STEP ONTO THE BATTLEFIELD

*The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical perspective. Undoubtedly, for Christ...

Join us for an art auction!

Join us for an art auction!

Join us on Saturday February 8th at 6pm at the Gathering Place for an evening of hors d'oeuvres, drinks, music and art as we share about our latest project, Rail Line Coffee, and host an auction for...

A Christmas Reflection

A Christmas Reflection

*The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical perspective. Undoubtedly, for Christ...

A Redemptive Coffeehouse

A Redemptive Coffeehouse

By this point in time, I am guessing that many of you have heard about our plans for the revitalization of the old gas station/repair shop across the street from CLDI on the corner of South...

Oasis

Oasis

*The following reflection was written by one of CLDI’s newest interns, Colin Sauskojus. We are thankful for His provision of such gifted, talented, and Jesus-oriented young people to further our...

Answering God’s Call

Answering God’s Call

When I moved into Hannah House, I could not have dreamed the Lord would be preparing me for a position in ministry and leadership. I was only five months sober and had reached rock bottom. But, the...

Celebrating 40 Years

Celebrating 40 Years

“Gratitude,” the quality of being thankful, is an excellent descriptor of my heart. I am incredibly grateful to the Lord and you for your meaningful and sacrificial engagement with CLDI. For 40...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 5

A Kingdom Vision: Part 5

As we have started our new blog series called “Kingdom Vision,” I wanted to share some stories about the impact that the gift of time and talents has on those we serve. There are always needs, and...

Hope for a Safe Home

Hope for a Safe Home

Imagine struggling to access your own front door… Meet Ms. Darlene Latimore, a fiery beauty who moved from California to Billings 11 years ago. She has put down roots and built a community in the...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 4

A Kingdom Vision: Part 4

As we have started our new blog series called “Kingdom Vision,” I wanted to share some stories about the impact that the gift of time and talents has on those we serve. There are always needs, and...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 3

A Kingdom Vision: Part 3

As we have started our new blog series called “Kingdom Vision,” I wanted to share some stories about the impact that the gift of time and talents has on those we serve. There are always needs, and...

Love and Pain in Relationship

Love and Pain in Relationship

A reflection from Youth Works Director Kaylee Thompson "It had been a rough day; one of those where there is pain and struggle and challenge. Life had been difficult for a number of students we work...

A Fresh Start and Hopeful Future

A Fresh Start and Hopeful Future

A Story of a Hannah House Resident Three years ago, Jen* was arrested for possession of illegal substances. Sentenced to attend treatment followed by the pre-release program at Passages, the Hannah...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 2

A Kingdom Vision: Part 2

By Eric Basye Reflections A New Year. I love the rhythm a new year provides – a fresh start filled with anticipation for what could potentially unfold in the months to come. For the past number of...

A Kingdom Vision: Part 1

A Kingdom Vision: Part 1

By Eric Basye A Glorious Kingdom When my youngest daughter Aida was very young, she would ask me to tell her a “dragon story” nearly every night. Typically, these stories took place in a medieval...

Free Shalom PDF

Free Shalom PDF

Yes, “shalom” means “peace,” but so much more than just that. It is the complete harmoniouspeace that is rooted in the wholeness and full restoration that only comes through Jesus. It’s at...

A Changed Perspective:  Stewardship

A Changed Perspective: Stewardship

By Ryan Gomendi, September 2020 *The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical...

Among the Most Vulnerable

Among the Most Vulnerable

*The following is part of a series called “A Changed Perspective” to challenge the way in which we view the world, culture, people, and places from a biblical perspective. Undoubtedly, for Christ...