There is HOPE

11 Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again— my Savior and my God! - Psalms 42:11 (NLT) Another fulfilling week of delivering meals. You can tell the season is right around the corner as many…

A Hand Out or a Hand Up

26 And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul?  Is anything worth more than your soul? - Matthew 16:26-27 (NLT) When we started out with Jesus Was Homeless we really wanted to end hunger and homelessness in our community.  I really wanted…

Wah Gwan Mon

9 You know the generous grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty he could make you rich. - 2 Cor 8:9 (NLT) Wah Gwan Mon? That’s Jamaican for “what’s happening, man?” Before I tell you…

Death

23 One person dies in prosperity, completely comfortable and secure,24 the picture of good health, vigorous and fit.25 Another person dies in bitter poverty, never having tasted the good life.26 But both are buried in the same dust, both eaten by the same maggots. - Job 21:23-26 (NLT) What an…

We Are The Body

4 Just as our bodies have many parts and each part has a special function,5 so it is with Christ’s body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other. - Romans 12:4-5 (NLT) Another amazing Thursday from start to finish!  We started out the…

If We Don’t Who Will

9 Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good.10 Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.11 Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically. 12 Rejoice in our confident hope.…

A Year In Review

• To end hunger and homeless in our community while sharing hope, love and compassion. • To build community and relationships between the ones serving and the ones being served. • To preach the Gospel through our actions and if necessary use words. It’s hard to believe we’ve ended 2009…

Building Community and Giving

44 And all the believers met together in one place and shared everything they had.45 They sold their property and possessions and shared the money with those in need.46 They worshiped together at the Temple each day, met in homes for the Lord’s Supper, and shared their meals with great…

The Widow

1 While Jesus was in the Temple, he watched the rich people dropping their gifts in the collection box.2 Then a poor widow came by and dropped in two small coins. 3 “I tell you the truth,” Jesus said, “this poor widow has given more than all the rest of…

Golden Corral Supports Jesus Was Homeless

(Richard Crowell, General Manager with Golden Corral in Branson, center, presents Bryan & Amy Stallings of Jesus Was Homeless a check.) December 14th, 2009 For immediate release: *Golden Corral Supports Jesus Was Homeless* Representatives were on hand from Golden Corral of Branson to present Jesus Was Homeless with a check…

Prayer, Help & News

28 And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.- Romans 8:28 (NLT) I had great feedback from last week’s email about my struggle of where the line is between helping &…

Thanksgiving Dinner Summary

Luke 14:12-14 (NLT) “When you put on a luncheon or a banquet,” he said, “don’t invite your friends, brothers, relatives, and rich neighbors. For they will invite you back, and that will be your only reward. Instead, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind. Then at the…

Thanksgiving

“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many." - Matthew 20:28 (NLT) *THANK YOU* Sorry to say that last night Bryan and I were unable to deliver meals during our meal delivery time.…

Brighton Raises Money for Jesus Was Homeless

Brighton L-R Cindy Johnson, Store Manager; Taylor Judah, Assistant Store Manager; Bryan & Amy Stallings with Jesus Was Homeless *Brighton Raises Money for Jesus Was Homeless* Representatives were on hand from *Brighton* to present *Jesus Was Homeless* with a check for over $1000 from Brighton’s *“Feed Our Friends”* promotion that…

Give Thanks Always

15 Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else._  _16 Be joyful always; 17 pray continually; 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:15-18 (NIV)…

Commandments

29 Jesus replied, “The most important commandment is this: ‘Listen, O Israel! The Lord our God is the one and only Lord. 30 And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.’  31 The second is equally…

FEAR

True generosity is measured not by how much we give away but by how much we have left, especially when we look at the needs of our neighbors.  We have no right not to be charitable. – Shane Claiborne FEAR…fear – No matter how big or how small our behaviors…

Rain, Rain, Go Away

"There are 2,000 verses of Scripture that tell us we must be committed to protecting the poor and the oppressed... There is no concern of Scripture that is addressed so often and so powerfully as reaching out to the poor."  – Tony Campolo I don’t know this for sure but…