Colfax Violence- an update

A Colfax Violence: A Brief Update Violence continues to increase along East Colfax. I shared about that recently in my post, “By The Blue Chair.” I told you about the stabbing that happened across from our building and about the 22 year old woman who died next to the...

Year End Letter

Dear Friends, The heart of our work is simple. We show up and love some of the most broken people in our city, all in the name of Jesus, all in the hope of bringing them to a more sustainable life.  Year end 2021 means that we have been at this for over five years....
By the Blue Chair

By the Blue Chair

BY THE BLUE CHAIR It happened by the blue chair, just across from our building. One person stabbed another with a knife. In broad daylight, along Colfax.  The blue chair is huge, an art piece by a bit of of grass at Dayton and...
His Hands Were Dirty

His Hands Were Dirty

I could tell she was moved, deeply so, by her encounter with him. A time you set out to be kind and walk away knowing you received more than you gave. Her words about his dirty hands hung with me long after our conversation. I saw Marissa* when I got on the plane. She...