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Mike Yunker – Story of Transformation

Mike Yunker – Story of Transformation Sometimes, your church is the last place you feel like you can be open and honest about your struggles. For a minister, the pressure to seem like you have it all together can be crushing. As a pastor, Mike knows that feeling all too well. That’s why his ministry […] Read More

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Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington and the Unexpected Path to Chronic Homelessness and Addiction

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington and the Unexpected Path to Chronic Homelessness and Addiction Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Care As news of the suicide of the band Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington begins to sink in, the familiar questions around these tragic events arises, yet again. How can someone with so much find themselves on […] Read More

Syd Brestel – Story of Transformation

Syd Brestel – Story of Transformation Forty-five years of pastoral ministry have given Syd Brestel a deep and abiding love for the local church. When Syd retired from ministry, he wanted to continue serving, so he volunteered at Shepherd’s House Ministries. But decades of church ministry didn’t prepare him for what he found. Syd says […] Read More

Hanging by a Thread . . . Until They Lifted the Truck Off!

Hanging by a Thread . . . Until They Lifted the Truck Off! Last month a truck in our parking lot loaded with wood accidentally rolled over and pinned a man. It was literally crushing him to death. The homeless men in our community banded together and lifted the truck off while Bart, our house […] Read More