What would it look like to build a bridge, connecting those people in need with the local churches who can help? It would look like a local Love INC. Local Love INCs mobilize the churches in your community to transform the lives of people like Dustin and Nicole and, therefore, transform your community.read more
When Terry went from writing a check to getting involved, he impacted Teia’s life forever. Little did he know, Terry’s life would be transformed as well. This is the body of Christ working together to help others realize their true potential. This is a glimpse of Heaven.read more
Jenny, a widow of four years, had trouble dreaming of a life that did not include her husband. That’s when a friend from church invited her to attend the Transformational Ministry program through Love INC of Greater Hillsboro, OR.read more
My family and I had been evicted from our home, and we had nowhere else to go. We needed a place between both of my jobs and on the bus route, too, and so we ended up at a motel. We moved into a room with two beds for us and our three kids, who were 3, 8, and 12. We had only planned on being there for a few months until Bill* got his blood pressure under control. But, as you know, life doesn’t always go as planned.read more
Our small church is located in the slum area of Gataka. The members of my church are quite needy, but since we started partnering with other churches through Love INC, we have experienced real transformation and impact.read more
An experienced social worker, Erica Petrie felt something was lacking in her work with the community she served. A Christian, yet unable to share her faith at work, Erica was frustrated and felt she had a solution she wasn’t allowed to offer. It seemed there was no lasting change in her clients’ lives because the solutions provided were one-dimensional rather than holistic.read more
“From an early age, I had a hole in my heart and soul that, through time, I began to realize could only be filled by God. Nothing, absolutely nothing I tried would fulfill me,” shared Dustin. “My attempts were secular and self-involved, missing two very important elements: Christ and fellowship.”read more
It was a flat tire on the side of the road that started Valerie’s journey back to God. The cancer survivor and mother of two, was trying to re-establish her life in the midst of a breakup and mounds of medical debt. Then she lost her job. “If God was real, how could He allow this all to happen?” she thought.read more
“Encounter God, Love People, Share Life.” This is the mission of Church on the Rock in Melbourne, Florida.
Like most churches, Church on the Rock strives to live on mission within their own congregation, in their community, and globally. To do this more fully, they chose to partner with their local Love INC.read more
Robert McCormack suddenly found himself with no place to live 10 years ago. His bank account had been wiped out. He had his two little girls in the back seat and their car was running out of gas on Bozeman [Montana’s] 19th Avenue.
“I was kind of desperate,” McCormack recalled. “I remember sitting by the side of the road, without any gas or money, without a cellphone, I didn’t have a dollar to my name, looking at my little girls in the rear-view, not knowing what I was going to do.
“I walked into a church, and it changed everything.”read more