Below is a summary of the major decisions made by the General Assembly on Thursday, June 27. The General Assembly voted to answer Overture 23, “Withdraw from the National Association of Evangelicals,” in the negative. ...
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Twice a year, members transform the church’s fellowship chapel into a free foot-care clinic. Local residents, many of whom are homeless, receive professional care from trained nurses.
Mercy ministry isn’t simply one aspect of church life; for Apple it is an essential element of discipleship.
“It was a response to the Gospel calling us to love our neighbors as ourselves,” Anderson explains. “The church wanted to bring a balance between word and deed ministry and create an appealing service opportunity for men.”
These believers seek out a population avoided by most — prostitutes, the homeless, the addicted. Their small gifts and genuine interest have opened many doors for ministry to those on society’s bottom rung. In fact, “providing care for the uncared for” is the ministry’s tagline.