Posts by Austin Humbles

Investing Long-Term through the Local Church

Located in the Broadmoor neighborhood of Jackson, MS, Redeemer Church Jackson is a multiethnic church that seeks to engage with materially poor people in their community through a housing renovation initiative, programs for youth and children, and other ministries. At the heart of Redeemer’s efforts to serve their city are lay leaders like Levi &…

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A Mother’s Journey Out of Extreme Poverty

Every mother wants a chance to provide a better life for her children. But it’s not easy—especially if you’re among the 736 million people worldwide living on less than $1.90 a day. Millions of mothers all over the world are raising families in this kind of extreme poverty. Djaka Djigbodji is one of these mothers.…

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From Fear to Flourishing: Pam’s Story

When Pam’s marriage fell apart in 2015, she was left alone with bills to pay and a grandson depending on her. She paid for what she could, but sometimes it was a struggle. “I was scared,” she says. “I wasn’t making a lot of money at the time, and I didn’t know how to budget…

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Finding Hope After the Hurricane

Ronnie Garcia is the senior pastor at Iglesia La Travesía, a Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) church plant in San Juan, Puerto Rico. During his first seven years of ministry there, he focused on establishing an “anchor church” in the city, discipling members of the congregation and developing leaders to plant other churches in Puerto…

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