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Tunnel of Love

This morning after our B.R.O.S. bible study, I sat in the 8th Street Chapel quietly reflecting on the day in prayerful meditation. Over the last few months I have witnessed many of my friends from high school and church pass away—most of them younger than I am. Now grant it, I was raised in the 60’s and 70’s so I …

Mary, Queen of Arkansas

One of my ministry friends said to me tonight that she shared in my comment of 2017 being one of our most successful and yet hardest personally we have ever faced. Another made reference to my penchant of sharing quotes from a certain musician from Freehold, New Jersey. It has become a minor tradition for me to write about our …

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Gospel Lived Out | What’s the Church Not Getting?

Mike D and I were having a conversation a few days ago about our 8th Street Mission and how God keeps validating the work we’re called to. The discussion led to Francis Chan and Alan Hirsch and if they stopped in one day what would be the first question out of their mouths about 8th Street? “Jeff, what programs do …