They cleaned the house from top to bottom, refinished floors and painted. “I have never felt God’s love that much,” Maricruz says.


One doctor told me: “After all you’ve been through, the progress I see in so little time is nothing short of a miracle.”

Three men were elected to the community’s board of governors on May 16 in South Bend: Charlie Fraga (Vancouver-Portland), Bob Magill (northern Virginia) and Pat Murphy (Servant Branch).


This week Rus Lyons launched the third location of The Custom Cottage on the South Side of Indianapolis.  The new business will build hand-crafted hardwood furniture, including beds, tables, dressers and desks. It has a twofold mission: creating custom-designed furniture for customers and providing jobs for hard-to-employ neighbors. It’s motto: building lives by building furniture.


What would you do if you got a message on your phone saying that you and everyone around you might have just 12 minutes left?


The sixth annual Indiana service trip brought 22 volunteers together, mostly from northern Virginia and South Bend to accomplish a variety of inside and outdoor projects in Indianapolis and Evansville.