DULUTH – Even though the tragedy of human trafficking happens every day in Georgia, the month of January is a time to raise awareness and recruit new support for the fight against it. January has been recognized as Human Trafficking Awareness month across many sectors, including faith based, government and law enforcement organizations. “It has been […]
Jeff Gongwer, left, stands with Pastor Neftali Coronado and Dave Nelson, associational missions strategist of Kimball and Central associations. Photo courtesy of Jeff Gongwer GREENSBORO — The physical effects of COVID-19 hit people hard, but the impact is felt just as strong in areas a little harder to measure. Pastor Neftali Coronado arrived in the […]
“We were concerned about the children in our community.”
DULUTH — Across the state of Georgia, churches and para-church ministries are partnering to shine a light on the darkness of human trafficking. The issue of human trafficking is widespread. Doctors, pastors, lawyers – people from all walks of life and different types of careers – are involved in it, shared Rhiannon Dobson, the co-founder and executive director for […]
“For our church, I think it’s just another way that we have an opportunity to share Christ with the community.”
MARIETTA — The Atlanta Braves recently honored Noonday Baptist Association‘s Howard Koepka as a Hometown Hero for his work in food distribution. When the COVID-19 shutdown led to many hungry and in need of a meal, Koepka led others into action through his role as church consultant for Noonday. “This man rose to the occasion in […]
ATLANTA – Julie Lee* thought she understood the plight of refugees, since she was the daughter of Laotian refugees. Her parents moved to the United States as refugees of the Vietnam War. But when she spent a summer in Louisville, Kentucky working with refugees, she realized a lot had changed in the last 40 years. […]
With COVID-19 knocking typical ministry for a loop, churches are exploring how to best meet the needs of their community. Hebron is finding those answers.
“When we … see a need, we need to step forward and meet it.”
We are in the community, and we are a resource for the people around us.”
The webinar, hosted by Scott Smith, and Lorna Bius, addressed the growing food crisis in Georgia during the COVID-19 pandemic.