I can remember well, almost exactly 8 years ago, opening our first home. We did it believing (hoping) that churches can do brilliant and genuinely holistic outreach. As more and more churches join us, I am often asked if Hope into Action’s mission will become diluted. Well I am, once again, delighted and proud Read More …
Thanks for All your Support! This time last year we were requesting prayers for our financial situation. With a deficit in the year ending 04/17, this was the biggest financial challenge Hope into Action had faced. Our main concern was that we would have to halt our programme of opening new homes and working with Read More …
A Note from Martin Charlesworth Ed gave me a challenging seminar title How to create a church accessible to the poor. This is such an important question and one that will keep arising though the work of Hope into Action as tenants start to pursue a spiritual journey of faith and seek to link up with Read More …
In our 2nd blog, Jaco Beukes, who inspired a lot of people at our conference, writes:
‘Many people think that since short-term work is brief in nature, that the results will also only be short-lived, however, this is not necessarily the case…….’
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In our first ever blog we felt it right to give the words to one of our former tenants.
‘THE CHURCH – A REFUGE FOR THOSE ON THE EDGE’ by Emilie Reading
I have had two distinct experiences of church, two very different approaches to me and my addiction. In my first experience I was told…..
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