Dana He Speaks
Many times in our Christian walk we doubt the voice of God. Or maybe, in our own cloud of insecurity we are unsure whether we are actually hearing His voice. “Is this You, Lord?” Or... Read More
20 Years trips
As we prepare to celebrate 20 years as an organization on May 3, we asked our past trip members to share their most personally moving moments with us... Read More
The psalmist celebrated the coming Messiah with the same imagery: “You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy. Psalm 45:7 ... Read More
Each week of advent traditionally focuses on a single theme, leading up to Christmas, when the birth of Christ is celebrated. This week's theme is hope, as we reflect on the hope of those waiting for the Messiah and the hope that God sustains in us today... Read More
by Caden Crosby
"We were going to find a way to celebrate with them this year. We have been planning our Haiti “wedding” as long as we have our real ceremony in the States! Read More
One Cup. One Dream.
One year ago today we opened our doors to the public and it has been a year chock-full of learning, love, confusion, a few lockdowns, a couple of crises, several college journeys beginning...
20 years staff
As we prepare to celebrate 20 years as an organization on May 3, we asked our staff, associates and board to share how being a part of the GPPD team has impacted their lives and hearts. ...Read More
Advent Wk 2
True joy and peace cannot be found outside of the vine. Abiding is a choice, but the peace we receive is a free gift and we cannot find it on our own. Read More
My friends and I stood scrunched together at our small, city-airport, arrival’s gate. We anticipated with wonder that perhaps some new life change would be soon walking toward us. Just two days prior, I had been contacted by a local resettlement office... Read More
It was a seemingly insignificant hiccup in my day, but it changed my perspective on access to clean water. The water main in my neighborhood was turned off for...Read More
The crisis in Ukraine has touched the hearts of many. We want you to be encouraged in knowing that even in this dark time, the light of hope shines on...Read More
light of world
The end of the familiar Nativity story is joyful, but the beginning of this story is a mess. The journey to the joy was through chaos, uncertainty, and darkness. But the Light was on the way...Read More
I grew up in a small village in Slovakia. I am a Roma woman who grew up with three brothers and a mom and dad. I wasn’t a typical girl, who was very feminine. I was more of a tomboy who liked to play football with the boys...Read More
Mothers day Amber
I am about to pass onto you a glimmer of hope because many of us need a reminder that God sees us, He knows, and He is faithful. If you do not have time to make it to the end of this blog, here is the spoiler...
The creative side of me blossoms when I can envision multiple purposes for something deemed useless. Broken pallet pieces and metal rods? Looks like a spice rack to me. A frame with a warped canvas...