A Fresh Start

Each Tuesday our staff gathers together for a devotional time where we pray for you, our world, and each other. Occasionally during this time we also share stories of where we’ve seen God at work in this place. Throughout Advent as we lean into the story of Jesus birth, we...

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311 Youth Housing

Each year, when you give to our community, you’re providing the blank pages on which countless stories will be written. Stories of children learning that they are created and loved by God in our Kids programs… stories of teens finding a safe place to be open and honest at HQ…...

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This Place Just Feels Alive

Each Tuesday our staff gathers together for a devotional time where we pray for you, our world, and each other. Occasionally during this time we also share stories of where we’ve seen God at work in this place. Throughout Advent as we lean into the story of Jesus birth, we...

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Can I Be Real?

Two weeks into our short circle, as we began to discuss the first few chapters of the book, one of the guys looked at the group and said out loud: “Can I be honest? Can I be real?” And from that night on, we have been. Men need safe, authentic,...

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Every Part Of Me

Each week, our All Is Well Yoga class not only provides a place where our community can care for their bodies but a space where they can encounter God through scripture readings, and make measurable change among the oppressed through donations to HQ, our homeless youth drop-in center. Stories come in often...

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It’s not a sprint. It’s a marathon.

Regardless of gift or challenge, we’re all running this race together. One of our fellow runners is Cooper Reed. He’s 5 years old, has an infectious smile and loves being tickled. He also is part of the Mars Hill Kids Special Needs community. His parents, Martha and Jeff Reed, are...

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Through It All You Are Faithful

Each Tuesday our staff gathers together for a devotional time where we pray for you, our world, and each other. Occasionally during this time we also share stories of where we’ve seen God at work in this place. Throughout Advent as we lean into the story of Jesus birth, we...

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Immeasurably More

One Sunday, my son and daughter-in-law visited Mars Hill and put their Caleb in our Babies program. It was such a good experience that they were blown away. Caleb loved it! They returned the next week. The caregivers were friendly and happy to serve them, and Caleb was eager to go in...

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What Life Comes From Death

There is a turning point in everyone’s life where they move from willful ignorance to action—mine took place at a dinner table. Rachel’s—at a funeral. When a family funeral in the summer of 2015 brought Rachel and her Great Uncle Dave together for the first time, it didn’t take long...

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