Ministry Spotlight!

Ministry Spotlight!

Michelle Virnelson
Love INC (in the Name of Christ) 
Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Our mission is to mobilize the Church to transform lives and communities In the Name of Christ. Serving Cuyahoga County, we partner with Christian churches to meet the unmet needs of individuals and families. We connect the resources to the need.
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Kamila Burgess, Refugee Program Assistant
Building Hope in the City
I work with refugees and immigrants. I manage The Hope Center, coordinate volunteers, and direct the Refugee Mentoring Program. 
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Guest Posts

Just Show Up by Kelly Griffiths

A friend of mine texted me this morning asking for prayer. As she should. She’s about to embark on something that’s way out of her league. She does this for Jesus and for His people, especially those who feel most forsaken, who the world deems most filthy and most foul, but who are loved by God.
I text my friend: Just show up. God will do the rest. Read More

Restrained for Greatness by Maureen Zappala

Self-discipline. What comes to mind when you hear that word? I don’t know about you, but that word can make me crazy! It speaks of restraint. Limits. Boundaries. I'm not a fan of restraints, limits or boundaries. But what if restraints didn't exist? Read More 

Slowing the Pace of a Busy Life by Michelle Virnelson

I had a minor parking lot scrape last week. As I pondered (no, ruminated on would be the better description) what happened, I sensed God say, “Michelle, I’ve been trying to tell you. Slow down. Get more sleep.”
“I know, Lord. I’m trying. But, I don’t know how or what to do.” Read More

A Story of  Grace: Forgiving the Other Woman

Mark and Rita fell in love, married, and had two children. Then, Mark met Beth. They ended up having an affair. Mark left his family and married Beth. Eight months later, Mark had a life-altering stroke. This is Beth and Rita’s story of grace. Read More

Dispensing Grace: A Black Person in a Mostly White Church

It seems I’ve been dispensing grace all my life. I never thought of it as grace until taking a class on the subject. Yes, I’m talking about the race thing again. In most situations, I’m the only person of color in a given group. Read More

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