Bread of Life Food Pantry

Bread of Life Food Pantry

Despite just opening we have been able to serve 300+ individuals in our Jerusalem (participants), and over 750 people in our Judea (community).  We have been able to give out 15,000+ pounds of food to those in our community and over 1,000 pounds of food to supporting...
Unfortunate Circumstances

Unfortunate Circumstances

You may remember last summer we were in need of emergency repairs to the coolant system of the rooftop air conditioning units. The repairs were successful, but unfortunately, in June when temperatures reached 100 degrees, both compressors that cool the southside of...
Learn from Me

Learn from Me

In Matthew 14 Jesus withdraws after hearing the hard news about John’s death.  This is followed by healing and sending his disciples to feed the five thousand.  Christ retreats again and afterwards shows his disciples how God can do the impossible.  In...
A place of Rest

A place of Rest

In May, Bonnie and four other Master Gardeners started a garden with our participants.  Below, Bonnie shares how gardening has impacted her and what she hopes to share with the 8 participants in the program. “I have always loved gardening since I was a young child...
Vision for 2022, by George Lang, Executive Director

Vision for 2022, by George Lang, Executive Director

The Mission of FreedomWorks exists only because Jesus sacrificed His Life on the Cross and walked out of the grave.  Because of what He did, I celebrated my 19th year of sobriety and my 16 year anniversary of coming to FreedomWorks after being released from prison....
Bread of Life Food Pantry

Bread of Life Food Pantry

We are excited to announce, as of April 6th FreedomWorks has officially launched the new Food Pantry.  It’s not only about the food though, but more about Jesus, our Bread of Life.  In Matthew 14 we read that thousands of people were coming to Jesus for...
Preparing the Way

Preparing the Way

Our Vision for the Bread of Life Food Pantry has become a reality.  In December it was a blessing to see the new walk-in fridge and freezer installed.  It was an even bigger blessing to see how God used one of FreedomWorks 2014 graduates, Brady Irons and a former...
Making Christmas Extra Special

Making Christmas Extra Special

George Lang, Executive Director I view the FreedomWorks staff as guiding stars Christ uses in transforming the 140 souls on campus. Every day they share their personal relationship with Christ while connecting with participants. During the holidays bringing forth the...
A Path to Becoming FreedomWorks Staff

A Path to Becoming FreedomWorks Staff

Anthony arrived at FreedomWorks last September.  Right away after joining the Reentry & Aftercare (R&A) program, Tony was volunteering around the facility, helping Larry Knox, our facility lead, in any way he could.  And wouldn’t you know that the...
Embarking into Marriage

Embarking into Marriage

Grogan, we will call him G for short, entered into FreedomWorks sponsored lodging program with PIR.  Towards the end of his treatment he approached me about coming up to the R&A floor saying, “I want what you and Marlin have.” His words blew me away. ...