When we planted Lumen Deo in the fall of 2012 our simple, yet earnest prayer was (and is) that Jesus would bring people to himself through the people of the church plant. As we celebrated the resurrection on Easter Sunday we saw God answering that prayer as we baptized four new followers of Jesus and marveled at the continuing work of God through this community of faith.
Monthly Archives: May 2013
In the fall of 2012 I found myself near Granite Creek Park talking to a group of 4 homeless men about their stories and needs. What I learned in that conversation was that the homeless in the quad cities can find food and supplies for living on the street everyday, all year long. What is lacking however, is a secure place to stay as they look to transition from the streets into “normal life” seeking out jobs and better living conditions. In God’s grace and providence I received a call two weeks later from a couple that was considering moving to Prescott to serve the needs of the homeless by starting a rescue mission. Since that time God has continued to open doors and pave the way for this new ministry to begin and we as the people of Lumen Deo are incredibly blessed to be able to support this … Continued