Redemption. Strong Foundation keeps homeless families together, offers more than shelter.

Redemption. Strong Foundation keeps homeless families together, offers more than shelter.

By Amy Morgan

The family was desperate. Having been cast from their home, unexpected circumstances had taken them over a bridge which collapsed behind them. Their children sensed the chaos swirling around them, even while family and friends tried to help.

in Family, Social Issues, Health & Wellness, Where Hope Comes From, Hurts, Habits, Hangups

Former athlete, prison inmate, finds Jesus and now serves Him

Former athlete, prison inmate, finds Jesus and now serves Him

By Richard Zowie

Tell Your Story: From pimping, drugs and prison — a light breaks through God takes a man from being in prison to ministering inside prisons.

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Mr. W Fireworks partners with churches and nonprofits

November 24, 2018

Mr. W Fireworks was started in 1966 by W.A. Wildman but we recognize God as the ...

Los Verdes knows it all started in a garden

July 31, 2018

Owner Edna Posey started Los Verdes Interior Gardens, a local family owned busin...

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Help us shine His light on Homelessness in our Community

Help us shine His light on Homelessness in our Community

in Faith, Social Issues, Where Hope Comes From

Shine a Light on the Need. The Beacon has reported on many local ministries that reach thousands in need with the love of Christ.

December 6, 2017 By Beacon Publishers

Help us shine His light on the Foster Care crisis in our Community

Help us shine His light on the Foster Care crisis in our Community

in Youth / Kids, Faith, Social Issues, Where Hope Comes From

She was dropped off to her fifth family. Five years ago, her parents were addicted to drugs and she was placed in foster care. She has rarely experienced real love and compassion.

December 6, 2017 By Beacon Publishers

Kris Hochart of Red Wagon Properties surprises his team with a unique gift bringing holiday joy

Kris Hochart of Red Wagon Properties surprises his team with a unique gift bringing holiday joy

in Professionals, Social Issues, Real Estate, Where Hope Comes From

​​​​​​​Leaders want their teams to be happy. Allowing employees to work remotely, incentivizing longevity with more paid vacation time, offering great insurance coverage — undoubtedly, these perks rank high on every staffer’s list.

November 24, 2019 By Jennie Rosio

January's 'opening day' of divorce season

January's 'opening day' of divorce season

in Family, Social Issues, Marriage, Where Hope Comes From, Hurts, Habits, Hangups

We picture the holidays as a happy time, with families gathered cheerfully around the tree. Reality doesn’t often match the Hollywood image. For many, the holiday season adds increased pressure to an already struggling marriage. Issues like overspe

November 27, 2019 By Amy Morgan

How to celebrate Halloween… a Christian dilemma

How to celebrate Halloween… a Christian dilemma

in Youth / Kids, Family, Faith, Happenings

Halloween gets its names from All Hallows Evening, which is the night before All Hallows Day, a Catholic observance of all Christian martrys and other deceased believers. The word hallows means "to make sacred" (as in "hallowed be His name...").

August 28, 2019 By STEPHEN ARMSTRONG

Adopt parents or grandparents this Thanksgiving and Christmas

Adopt parents or grandparents this Thanksgiving and Christmas

in Seniors, Social Issues, Where Hope Comes From

Rose and Robert Reyes, directors of King’s Compassion, say they will be bringing Thanksgiving and Christmas to nearly 50 special individuals this year. They are the most forgotten of the forgotten: elderly men and women in our city who live below the

November 4, 2019 By Jennie Rosio

Happening in the Church

Happening in the church. Trinity Baptist Church.

March 28, 2019

Happening in the church. Trinity Baptist Church. Each church's DNA is unique. Go...

Happening in the church. Village Parkway Baptist Church.

March 28, 2019

Happening in the church. Village Parkway Baptist Church. Each church's DNA is un...

Upcoming Events

Tue 10 Dec
Holiday Series: 5 Love Languages in the Holidays — San Antonio Marriage Initiative

Holiday Series: 5 Love Languages in the Holidays — San Antonio Marriage Initiative

in Men's, Community Event, Couples, Marriage Event, Women's

Come ready to learn how you both receive love and how to express it best to your spouse, and even your family. Invest in your marriage this holiday season and give the gift of loving your family well.

at YMCA at O.P. Schnabel Park

Children's Hunger Fund — Volunteer Wednesdays

Children's Hunger Fund — Volunteer Wednesdays

in Youth, Community Event, Family Event, Couples

Help children and families in need! — Volunteer activities include Pack Food Paks, Bag bulk beans, Prep containers for international shipment and Sort donated goods. All ages welcome! Individuals, families and groups. See Description for details.

Every Wednesday

Thu 12 Dec
HOPE in the Holidays — San Antonio Marriage Initiative

HOPE in the Holidays — San Antonio Marriage Initiative

in Men's, Community Event, Couples, Marriage Event, Women's

This is the perfect time to encourage your relationship and bring in the joys of this season together. Join us for an evening of marriage fun and encouragement with Carlos and Nora Rodriquez.

at D.R. Semmes Family YMCA at TriPoint

Tue 17 Dec
Holiday Traditions and Family Dynamics — San Antonio Marriage Initiative

Holiday Traditions and Family Dynamics — San Antonio Marriage Initiative

in Men's, Community Event, Couples, Marriage Event, Women's

Holidays can often come with a juggling act of balancing family dynamics, expectations, and a variety of traditions. This mini workshop offers an opportunity to enter into the Christmas season with a prepared perspective.

at Thousand Oaks Family YMCA

Love Gospel Church: Men's Meeting

Love Gospel Church: Men's Meeting

in Men's, Worship, Prayer

The 1st Saturday of the month is coming soon. Calling all men to come join fellowship and networking, giving us a chance to learn more about each other and build lasting friendships. Our meetings provide an opportunity to grow within ourselves.

at Love Gospel Church

Every 1st Saturday of the month

Thu 09 Jan
Growth Accelerator

Growth Accelerator

in Men's, Community Event, Women's

TECTONIC is a Kingdom Builders community designed to help you grow personally and professionally. Growth acceleration groups are designed to help you grow your business or ministry within a group dynamic of aligned peers who will learn together.

at The Impact Guild

Fri 10 Jan
Re-Genesis Retreat at the Historic Gage Hotel 2020

Re-Genesis Retreat at the Historic Gage Hotel 2020

in Men's, Community Event, Couples, Women's

The Gage Hotel is the perfect setting to leave worldly cares behind and disconnect from distractions. Set in a stress free oasis, you will be renewed. You can't help but immediately unwind. We hope you will join us for an unforgettable weekend!

at Gage Hotel

Fri 07 Feb
WOW Retreat: Weekend of Warriors

WOW Retreat: Weekend of Warriors

in Youth

WOW is an action packed weekend with games, sports, skits, and a TON of FUN for all who attend. The only bad thing about WOW is that it is only three short days. We are pleased to bring you yet another fantastic weekend filled with surprises!

at Knott Creek Falls