March 7, 2019

What’s the point? What happens when you feel like nothing is working?

Every once in a while, there is a season in ministry where many things seem to hit a metaphorical fan. There isn’t much you can do to stop the onslaught of objects trapped in the spinning blades. Ther...

July 16, 2018

"Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love." ~ Mother Teresa

This summer, without the volunteer base to host 35+ kids every week, we've taken to doing "small things with great love"! Each week, we've been taking 3-6 kids on a fun excu...

May 24, 2018

As we gear up for a new season, we value your support!

We recently wrapped up a fabulous Spring Semester of Palm House Kids with an end-of-school-year Party at the Splash Pad! As our college students head home for the summer, Palm House Kids will switch gears for a few...

April 4, 2018

There are some things you can’t erase from your memory, no matter how hard you try. When working with kids, there are many, many moments you would gladly choose to remember and even relive. Yet even though these moments happen often, the ones that mark you are the haun...

March 7, 2018

Every life cries out for significance...

There are so many questions that children ask.

"Are we there yet?"

"How much longer?"

"Where are we going?"

And I am sure everyone's favorite...

"WHY?"

Yet these are just the questions they ask out loud. For every question that is spok...

December 17, 2017

"Nails, spear, shall pierce Him through,
The Cross be borne, for me, for you:
Hail, hail, the Word made flesh,
The Babe, the Son of Mary!
This, this is Christ the King
Whom shepherds guard and angels sing.
Haste, haste to bring Him laud,
The Babe, the Son of Mary."

~ ta...

December 7, 2017

Christmas is one of our favorite times of year, when we celebrate life's greatest Gift - Immanuel, "God with Us!"

As we look back on the past year, we want to thank everyone who has supported The Palm House and made it possible for us to show Christ's love to our neighb...

November 9, 2017

We have been having such a beautiful Fall season with our Palm House kids! Every week, we pick up about 25 neighborhood children and bring them to our house for dinner, games, lesson time and FUN! One of our favorite parts is the one-on-one interaction and small group...

October 10, 2017

The Palm House exists to reach our community with the love of Christ through the simple act of making ourselves available and building relationships with our neighbors.  Jesus was once asked, “Who is my neighbor?”  His reply blew all cultural norms out of the water.  “...

April 21, 2017

Spring is in the air at the Palm House and we are so excited! This blog is a just update on what has been going on inside the walls (and in the beautiful yard) at the Palm House and what the kids have been learning. Every Tuesday and Thursday children are running aroun...

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