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A Home Doesn’t End the Homelessness Struggle

Posted by on Apr 26th, 2016 in Featured, News and Events, Stories | 0 comments

A Home Doesn’t End the Homelessness Struggle

For the past 3 years, Broken Hearts volunteers have given Ken relational support on his journey to ending his homelessness. We’ve had the opportunity to help him connect to professional services, as well as a male mentor, both of which have played a crucial role in ending his 10 years without a place to call home. However, getting housed is never the end of the struggle. It has not been an easy road for Ken since finding a place to live – loneliness and tight finances cause daily struggles for Ken. Recent inflation has made it...

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Right Where You’re At

Posted by on Oct 28th, 2013 in Stories | 0 comments

God is in the gutters of Hollywood.  Every week, we see Him on the streets.  From 11pm to 2am, friends gather to have church on the concrete.  We come from different backgrounds – homeless, college grads, high school drop-outs, saints, addicts, bangers, and believers – all broken but mended only with the glue of Christ’s blood.  The most amazing part of this journey is to watch the Holy Spirit at work.  Whether a friend is high or low, just turned a trick, or about to find one, for a brief moment the streets take pause and read the...

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October Prayer Requests

Posted by on Oct 22nd, 2013 in Prayer Requests | 0 comments

“But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.” (Jeremiah 29:7) As we seek to make our cities well, we in turn become made well ourselves. -Antquan Washington, Executive Director Please pray for our friends below. All names have been changed for privacy. Johan came to church for the first time at our Refuge service. After hearing about salvation and receiving a bible, he prayed to receive Christ! Please pray for the gospel to...

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March Prayer Requests

Posted by on Mar 20th, 2013 in Prayer Requests | 0 comments

“Justin” Please pray for him to get off of the streets, find true identity in Christ, and that we’d be able to get to know him. Please pray for “Taylor” to have safety and serenity, continue to come, have more opportunities for discipleship and be able to have a home to live in. “Shawn” Please pray that we’d get more time for real talks, that he’d keep opening up, and that he could get housing. “Andrew” came to Hollywood from Indianapolis would like for us to pray for him to have...

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