Sweetness

Sweetness

“Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.” – Proverbs 16:24  Sweetness. The word that immediately comes to my mind when I think of Joanna Hatfield is sweetness. Joanna is one of our volunteers that have what we lovingly call “dual citizenship.” You see, we share Joanna with another ministry that partners with Grace Klein. She volunteers with a sewing ministry that makes beautiful…Keep Reading

World Changer

World Changer

“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’”  Matthew 25:40  Meet Lori Worford. Lori is one of those people that I would easily put into the category of “World Changer.” Lori is not famous, she does not own a business or even hold a fancy title by the world’s standards, but…Keep Reading

You are FAM now!

You are FAM now!

“In quietness and in confidence shall be your strength.” – Isaiah 30:15 Carlo Edwin Blanca Bustos is the definition of the above Bible verse. Have you ever known someone that spoke volumes without ever saying a word? Or could enter a building and just start working without making a sound? And manages to get everything done before anyone notices that they are there? This is our friend Carlo. Carlo has…Keep Reading

Where You Go I will Go

Where You Go I will Go

“But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.” – Ruth 1:16 There is no more fitting verse in the Bible to describe these two ladies than this passage from Ruth. Besides the fact that one is named Ruthie and…Keep Reading

Justice, Love and Mercy

Justice, Love and Mercy

“He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” – Micah 6:8  Justice, love and mercy… all three traits our friend Donna Singleton has in spades. Every time that I come into Grace Klein and I see her here volunteering, I wonder how she has time to do…Keep Reading

Living Abundantly

Living Abundantly

“I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” – Philippians 4:13  The true measure of a person’s strength very rarely comes from their biceps or their brain, but from their heart and their capacity to endure life’s challenges. This is one of the reason’s I consider Angelica Byrd one of the strongest people that I know. Angelica originally came to Grace Klein during a very challenging season…Keep Reading

Our Bulwark

Our Bulwark

“In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah; We have a strong city; salvation will God appoint for walls and bulwarks.” Isaiah 26:1 “Bulwark.” That’s the first word I heard in my Spirit the day that I met Tonya Drake. Yes, God described this mighty woman of God as a wall, a strong city. That’s exactly what I’ve come to know that she is. This woman is as…Keep Reading

A Tour de Force

A Tour de Force

“For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” – Ephesians 2:10 What is a masterpiece? If you look at Webster’s it is defined as “a work of outsourcing artistry, skill or workmanship; a tour de force.” What a perfect description of our volunteer Tina Dorius! Every time she comes into GKC to work…Keep Reading

Servanthood

Servanthood

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love and in purity.” (1 Timothy 4:12)  If there ever was a verse that exemplified Jalen Mosely, this is it. This young man is one of our regular afternoon volunteers and believe it or not, he is still in high school! The first day that he showed up, stating that he was here…Keep Reading

Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasure

“Have you ever wished that you had something or had a need for something that just showed up on its own? We all know that God knows about all our needs and wants and provides for those according to His will, but sometimes He sends someone like Taney Brazeal. Taney has only been volunteering with us for a few months, but he undoubtedly shows up with the exact thing we just prayed for and at…Keep Reading

She Will Not Fall

She Will Not Fall

“She is clothed with strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future.” – Proverbs 31:25 We all know a women who lights up any room she enters, or the woman who has never met a stranger. At GKC, one such woman is Terry Zuniga. Her bold personality cannot go unnoticed, nor can her boisterous voice go unheard. One top of that, her purity of heart and intention…Keep Reading

Training Up Boys

Training Up Boys

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” – Proverbs 27:17 Many community members make serving GKC a family effort, but few families are able to also involve their teenagers! Preston and his wife Robin (to read more about Robin, please follow the link to her Better Together article) are some of GKC’s most committed members. Preston has provided his inner and physical strength in virtually every facet of…Keep Reading

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