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What was 'Normal' for Jesus

What was 'Normal' for Jesus

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

Most of us are longing for the days when life will return to normal. We’re seeing a flicker of light now, as restaurants and stores have opened. As long as we “social distance” we can gather with a very small group of friends and family again.

July 30, 2020 By Lisa Burkhardt Worley

Spiritual Multiplication

Spiritual Multiplication

in Faith, Happening in the Church, Social Issues, Happenings, Where Hope Comes From

What happens when God places His heart for the lost in us and directs us from the model He sets forth in the Book of Acts? The result will be “No Place Left”.  It’s no wonder, then, that No Place Left (NPL) is seeing the Holy Spirit move

July 24, 2020 By Inez Kirchner

Thy Kingdom Come…at Work?

Thy Kingdom Come…at Work?

in Faith, Health & Wellness, Where Hope Comes From

Why don’t people say “TGIM?”  TGIF (Thank Goodness it’s Friday!) is a popular exclamation for those longing for the end of a work week and “real life” to begin.  When I tell people how excited I am for Monday – TGIM – I get responses suggesting I am

July 23, 2020 By Mike Sharrow

Please, Lord, do it again.

Please, Lord, do it again.

in Family, Faith, Happenings, Health & Wellness, Where Hope Comes From

Dear Lord, We’re still hoping we’ll wake up. We’re still hoping we’ll open a sleepy eye and think, What a horrible dream. How could this have happened?

July 21, 2020 By Max Lucado

Patient Perseverance by Lisa Burkhardt Worley

Patient Perseverance by Lisa Burkhardt Worley

in Family, Faith, Social Issues, Health & Wellness, Where Hope Comes From

I know a lot of us are asking this question right now. It still doesn’t feel right. I feel like I’ve staggered out of a thick never-ending fog or a nuclear meltdown and as I ventured out to survey the damage this week, nothing looked or felt the same

July 20, 2020 By Lisa Burkhardt Worley

San Antonio leaders launch 'Decade of Family' movement

San Antonio leaders launch 'Decade of Family' movement

in Family, Social Issues, Where Hope Comes From

In late February, several hundred influential San Antonio leaders met in support of our city’s most valuable resources—its families. The mission of the event was to share a vision and launch a movement called the Decade of Family

July 16, 2020 By Amy Morgan

The faith story of Gateway of Hope

The faith story of Gateway of Hope

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

Imagine having no health insurance and literally no money. Imagine having as an only income what was panhandled on the corner — and that’s lunch. Lunch for today, anyway. Now add an unplanned pregnancy to the equation.

July 15, 2020 By Janet Garner

The Rivers Team: Re-Inventing Real Estate

The Rivers Team: Re-Inventing Real Estate

in Faith, Social Issues, Real Estate, Community-minded Partners

The Rivers Team consists of husband and wife duo, Judith and Dwaine Rivers. Together, they are a unique real estate team with deep understanding of both residential and ranch properties.

July 15, 2020 By Editor

At Dwell, we pride ourselves in Real Estate Done Well

At Dwell, we pride ourselves in Real Estate Done Well

in Family, Happenings, Real Estate, Where Hope Comes From

At Dwell, we pride ourselves in Real Estate Done Well—that’s what sets us apart! Our services are distinguished by unparalleled quality, detail and execution. Our high level of personalized client care is recognized throughout the industry in Texas.

July 15, 2020 By Editor

How to Embrace Change

How to Embrace Change

in Faith, Social Issues, Health & Wellness, Where Hope Comes From

Over the past couple of months we’ve had to change the way we do everything because of COVID-19—we’ve changed the way we meet, we’ve changed the way we communicate with friends and family, and we’ve changed the way we do business.

July 6, 2020 By Lisa Burkhardt Worley

Hearing God's Voice

Hearing God's Voice

in Family, Faith, Happenings, Health & Wellness, Where Hope Comes From

Shame-filled thoughts and negative voices fill the man’s head as he drowns in his own despair. He wants relief from this constant barrage of condemnation. He enters the brightly painted building on West Olmos Drive in the heart of the city that is ho

July 11, 2020 By Jessa McClure

Celebrating 20 years at Hill Country Daily Bread Ministries

Celebrating 20 years at Hill Country Daily Bread Ministries

in Social Issues, Happenings, Where Hope Comes From

Building Pathways out of Poverty through the Love of Christ. When you think of Hill Country Daily Bread Ministries (HCDBM), you would be right to envision an organization that coordinates food and necessities for the poor.

July 6, 2020 By Amy Morgan

God's calling: Faith plays a big role in starting a local business

God's calling: Faith plays a big role in starting a local business

in Faith, Happenings, Real Estate, Where Hope Comes From, Community-minded Partners

There are key moments in our lives that can shape a person. Then there are a series of important events that make a significant impact on you that truly change your life forever.

June 19, 2020 By Denise Marcos

God's ancient answer for racism

God's ancient answer for racism

in Faith, Social Issues, Happenings, Where Hope Comes From

Recent racially charged incidents including the tragic death of George Floyd have stirred ensuing riots and torn open the rawest of wounds–racism. Judging a person according to skin color is an ancient sin. For that reason, God gave this ancient solu

June 18, 2020 By Max Lucado

Quarantine Can Strengthen Your Marriage

Quarantine Can Strengthen Your Marriage

in Men, Family, Women, Marriage, Where Hope Comes From

You may have heard that marriages are predicted to be another casualty of COVID-19.  Pundits warn to prepare for an uptick in divorce cases once the courts reopen and couples fed up with each other in quarantine determine to permanently separate. 

June 4, 2020 By Amy Morgan

The devil is a thief – is he stealing from your church?

The devil is a thief – is he stealing from your church?

in Happening in the Church, Social Issues, Finances, Where Hope Comes From, Hurts, Habits, Hangups

It was 2017 when I received a call from a Pastor inquiring about my bookkeeping business. At that time, I was serving a wide variety of businesses. I knew from the tenor of his voice that there was something wrong.

June 11, 2020 By Lee Ann Crockett

Sloppy Agape: a false gospel?

Sloppy Agape: a false gospel?

But I thought you were a Christian!? How could you fire me? You’re not actually going to enforce that contract are you? But I thought you Christians were supposed to love everybody – where’s the grace in this?

May 27, 2020 By Mike Sharrow

The trouble with trouble

The trouble with trouble

in Family, Faith, Happenings, Health & Wellness, Where Hope Comes From

Back in the early days of my faith, I was in a church culture which taught that if I prayed the right prayers, made the right declarations, repeated the right Scriptures, and used enough authority in the whole process, I would avoid trouble.

May 20, 2020 By Debora Daniels Albrecht

Rest at a High Rate of Speed

Rest at a High Rate of Speed

in Faith, Social Issues, Where Hope Comes From, Community-minded Partners

Rest at a high rate of speed I was given my first significant corporate opportunity to build out a new department and set of enterprises programs to support a multi-billion-dollar initiative. This was my break! The stakes were high, timeline fixed b

May 8, 2020 By Mike Sharrow

Church Under the Bridge doubles the love for the homeless in the pandemic

Church Under the Bridge doubles the love for the homeless in the pandemic

in Faith, Happening in the Church, Social Issues, Happenings, Where Hope Comes From

You may have heard some chatter about the pandemic impacting the marginalized in our community. It is real. Church Under the Bridge (CUB) provides for the practical and spiritual needs of the homeless population in our city.

May 5, 2020 By Dianne Talbert

Two of the most powerful words — I can't

Two of the most powerful words — I can't

in Men, Faith, Women, Where Hope Comes From, Community-minded Partners

A major decision for anyone reading this article is whether you will truly be a “faith-driven” (as in the very engine, operating system, fuel, source) or a “faith-inspired” entrepreneur.

April 27, 2020 By Mike Sharrow

CBC Shares with radical generosity

CBC Shares with radical generosity

in Faith, Happening in the Church, Social Issues, Happenings, Where Hope Comes From

On April 4, Lead Pastor of Community Bible Church, Dr. Ed Newton, invited his church to be a part of an Easter offering to the city, under the campaign of 'CBC Shares'.

April 21, 2020 By CBC Missions and Marketing Staff

Adult and Teen Challenge emphasizes transformation over treatment

Adult and Teen Challenge emphasizes transformation over treatment

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

For 50 years, Teen Challenge has been putting hope within reach of every addict through their year-long, peer to peer, recovery through discipleship program. The ministry provides food, shelter and recovery services to over 100 residents.

April 20, 2020 By Adult and Teen Challenge

Pandemic frontline care protecting mother and child

Pandemic frontline care protecting mother and child

in Singles, Health & Wellness, Women, Marriage, Where Hope Comes From

You may not consider a pregnancy care center and women’s health clinic when thinking about frontline care in the midst of the pandemic. But like many in our world today, life has changed for The Source-San Antonio.

April 16, 2020 By Charity Farrar