Good News Happening Around Us

CBN inverviews Mark and Veronica Lugo

Save the children. Watch the video. Click the link below for more information or to learn how you can support this amazing vision.

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For parenting in the digital world.

Mandy Majors bravely spearheads an effort to help parents engage their kids in sensitive topics.

Story possible by: Slattery Perkins Ramirez


Providence Place Returns to Their Roots.

Formerly a brothel in downtown San Antonio, Providence Place owner Madame Volino was inspired to transform her business into a home for wayward girls. Plot twists and transformation define the beginning and journey of what Providence Place has become today.

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The Largest Church You’ve Never Heard Of.

With hundreds of thousands of house churches across 65 countries, countless people reached and coming to Christ, and not a single “staff leader with a title,” No Place Left is one of the largest, fastest growing, non-traditional church networks in the world.

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Third Coast Kitchen

Third Coast Kitchen


True Healing through Prayer and Community.

If you drive to a little home on West Olmos Drive located six minutes from the Alamo Quarry Market, you’ll find a place of quiet, rest and connection – and maybe even a miracle. When you enter, you might be offered coffee or green tea, smell the scented candles and hear soft strains of Lauren Daigle singing, “When I can’t stand, you carry me…”

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Ignite Community Solutions
The answer to breaking generational poverty is found in the gospel and locating your calling.

Clarence Lowe, Founder of Ignite Community Solutions, believes finding your “life calling” is the seed that can grow hope in the barren landscape of generational poverty.

Ignite Community Solutions @


American GI Forum 
Making sure Military City, USA won’t forget our brave soldiers.

American GI Forum @ www.agif-nvop.or

Story Made Possible by: Pulmonair


Aid the Silent
Bringing the Word of God to the deaf.

Aid the Silent was designed to enhance the quality of life for deaf and hard of hearing children and teens.

Aid the Silent @

Story made possible by Ear Institute of Texas


Happening around us

Visit King's Compassion 

King’s Compassion:
Showing the love of God to the elderly in San Antonio

King's Compassion listens to, serves, and presents the gospel to our city’s elderly.


Story made possible by Pride Floors


Visit Growing Love Network @

Growing Love Network
Highly effective help for troubled and hurting marriages.

Growing Love Network

Story made possible by:
An Anonymous Partner.

"Thinking Outside the Box" 
Empowering employees to make a difference in our community. 

The Red Wagon Challenge:
In honor of this special season of blessing others, use this exercise in your company or organization. Or think outside the box and come up with your own. When you do, please let us know by contacting

Thank you Red Wagon Properties for what you do and especially for who you are. The Beacon recognizes you as difference-makers in our community!  Visit Red Wagon Properties at


Visit CAM @

Christian Assistance Ministry:
The community’s emergency room.

CAM shares the love of Christ in immediate ways for people in crisis.

Story made possible by John R. Hannah & Co., LLP

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Visit Ethnos Missions Center

A legacy continues:
Training young people to change a nation for Jesus

Cassiano Homes kids say, "Yes!" to Jesus after Ethnos takes their ministry to the most needy.

Ethnos Missions Center

Story made possible by: An Anonymous Partner.


Visit Immersion Outfitters

Immersion Outfitters
Ministry ‘immerses’ itself in the Word with astounding results. Real men immerse themselves in the Word of God and go where He leads.



Verse By Verse Ministry International:
from humble beginnings to wide outreach.

Far reaches of the earth – and your phone: now destinations for deep Bible teaching from VBVMI. 

Verse by Verse Ministry

Visit Verse By Verse Ministry @

Verse by Verse Fellowship

Visit Verse By Verse Fellowship @

Visit Life Choices Medical Clinic 

Life Choices:
Offering life-giving women’s health options

Unplanned pregnancy? Life choices is a fantastic option; they exist to give the best care possible.

Story made possible by Village Parkway Baptist Church




Visit YMCA @

Keeping up with the times, kids’ needs

The longevity of the “Y” promotes the longevity of our community.

Story made possible by: DOCUmation


Visit Still Water Camps @ 

Still Water Camps:
Breaking barriers with our youth.

Status doesn’t matter at Still Water. Best of all, it’s a place where kids find what they are thirsting for.  

Story made possible by: Altitude Trampoline Park


Visit Mark Lugo Minsitries LIV @

LIV San Antonio:
A vision to end child neglect in our city.

The Lugos explain how South Africa’s innovative vision could one day be San Antonio’s reality. 

Story made possible by: Anonymous Partner and Savior Properties


Visit Trinity Baptist @ 

Trinity Baptist Church celebrates 70th anniversary.
Seven decades of Christ-centered innovation and caring


Visit 1Hope for Kids

1Hope for Kids:
There’s a path with 1HOPE for Kids and families in crisis

A call for more people to become foster and adoptive families to meet the crisis we have in Bexar County.

Story possible by: Valcor Commercial Real Estate


Visit Hallmark University

Hallmark University:
College degrees in half the time.

It's not a trade school; Hallmark University is a thriving higher learning experience taking a unique approach.

Story made possible by:
PulmonAir, Inspiring Innovation

Pulmonair. Inspiring Innovation


Visit ONE @

True Healing through Prayer and Community.

If you drive to a little home on West Olmos Drive located six minutes from the Alamo Quarry Market, you’ll find a place of quiet, rest and connection – and maybe even a miracle. When you enter, you might be offered coffee or green tea, smell the scented candles and hear soft strains of Lauren Daigle singing, “When I can’t stand, you carry me…”

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Visit Mosaic

Mosaic serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Justin Botter says quality and continuity of care are nonnegotiable at Mosaic.

Story Made Possible by: Pulmonair


Visit Girl Defined Ministries @

Girls Learn Womanhood, Love and Purity.
Raising girls in an age where anything goes can be challenging. Two sisters respond to God’s call on their lives to turn the tide by equipping teens and young women in God’s ways regarding courtship and romance. Introducing GirlDefined Ministries. Authors of three books, they are fighting a war against Hollywood and the lies about romance, dating and marriage. It seems they are winning!

Story made possible by:
Frank Dunn Realtor

Frank Dunn Realtor

Visit Mark Lugo Ministries @

Reaching the Youth in our Community.
When we respond to God’s call to make a difference, He meets us there and miraculous events take place. Read about a local couple that has experienced the redemptive power of the gospel that changes both the spiritual and physical realms of a community and their ongoing efforts to transform the next generation. Learn more about Mark Lugo Ministries.

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Mr. W Fireworks

Mr. W Fireworks

Visit South Texas Alliance for Orphans @

Hey Churches, Let's Tackle the Foster Care Crisis.
November is National Orphan Month. What a better time to fulfill our Biblical call to care for the orphan. South Texas Alliance for Orphans is bridging the gap between the church community and the overburdened foster care system so that children in foster care can receive the help they desperately need.

Story made possible by:
Rolle & Associates

Rolle & Associates



Visit Chosen @

Filling Critical Need for Foster & Adoptive Families
Chosen Care seeks to ensure foster child placement and decrease failed adoption placements. To stop the bleeding not easily seen from the outside. Families who have been helped by Chosen Care tend to continue with their child’s placement and healing.

Story made possible by:
PulmonAir, Inspiring Innovation

PulmonAir Inspiring Innovation


Visit Dream Center San Antonio @

Dream Center – Loving and Touching People.
THE CHRISTMAS SEASON brings the hope of a warm house, filled with families sharing a hot meal, memories and good tidings for the coming year. The season also proves difficult for many others who are facing loss, spiritual darkness, disease or financial distress. One local non-profit The Dream Center is making its mission to spark hope.

Story made possible by:
An Anonymous Partner.


Visit Any Woman Can @

Any Woman Can Offers Hope, Health and Christ.
Always there for younger women in crisis since 2013, Any Woman Can expanded services to assist women of all ages coping with life-challenges, a current crisis or a previous trauma. Counselors teach coping skills to help women recover and overcome life’s hurtles.

Story made possible by:
Trinidad Realty Partners.

Trinidad Realty Partners

Visit Biblical Leadership for Excellence @

Faith @Work — Investing Your Life or Spending It?
For over 30 years, Biblical Leadership for Excellence (BLE) has helped and trained thousands from all walks of life in San Antonio and beyond learn to authentically integrate faith and the hope of the Gospel into their God-ordained every day workplaces.

Story made possible by:
An Anonymous Partner.


Visit Snack Pak 4 Kids San Antonio @

Giving Voice to Hungry Kids in San Antonio.
For over 30 years, Every day of the year, including Christmas day, kids and their parents face uncertainty about whether they will have enough to eat. Snack Pak 4 Kids (SP4KSA) is stepping in to provide food to thousands of local children.

Story made possible by:
An Anonymous Partner.


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