Ladder No. 3

Aftermath | Lessons Learned

On September 11, 2001, I was working at my job in Louisville, Kentucky.  A friend and coworker walked into my cubicle and said, “Turn on CNN, they just flew a plane into the World Trade Center.” I remember thinking in my head to her comment, “What? This has to be a mistake?” “Like a little plane?” I asked. I can …

Steve the Cat

Steve the Cat | A Devotional

I had the honor of sharing the devotional last week at a Board Meeting. It was not my turn, but God laid on my heart the burdens we see each week at our 8th Street Mission. Because of this, I am reminded of Steve the Cat and his horrific journey to us and to his glorious and miraculous recovery. I …

we're different

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 …