When the Curbside Community Center van rolls into town, communities across the High Desert are served. Whether food, water, shoes, or clothing—Pastor Abel Razo and the more than 40 Curbside volunteers are fulfilling basic as well as spiritual needs.
The stories are startling, yet repeat themselves often: A lonely young girl begins chatting with a cute boy online. A beautiful young woman is enticed by an advertisement to model.A child is removed from a horribly abusive home environment and placed with a foster family
Jacob Berry amazes me. The 28-year-old preacher from Oklahoma considers a rare form of muscular dystrophy a gift from God. He has lived with this condition his entire life. He maintains an incredible attitude, displays a charming sense of humor and is armed with a quick wit despite being confined to a wheelchair and dependent on a breathing machine.
It’s not everyday that we encounter a ministry that not only encourages camaraderie and sportsmanship among children, but also promotes family ties and a strong faith in God. In the...