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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

 

She expressed her profound appreciation to all those who have volunteered, donated, or contributed in some way to PADS...

Anne Engelhardt stepping down from leadership of Kendall County PADS with gratitude, graciousness

By Tom Siebert YORKVILLE, Ill., Oct. 15, 2019 —The first guest of Kendall County PADS was a 34-year-old recovering alcoholic and single mother of four. That was on the evening of Oct. 18, 2010. Since then the homeless support group has helped a total of 474 homeless guests, providing 11,006 overnight stays and serving 33,325 meals, including breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Those impressive numbers belie the inauspicious beginnings of the local PADS chapter, when most area residents were unaware that there were those who had no place to live inRead More


Jim Wallis is trying to put Christ back into Christian with his new book… Christ in Crisis

Jim Wallis discusses his new book

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct.15, 2019 — Author and evangelical religious activist the Rev. Jim Wallis paid a visit to the Christian Community Church on Tuesday evening, hosted by the Anderson’s Bookshops, for a time of a discussion and book signing. He discussed with a paid audience of some 50 individuals his new book Christ in Crisis: Why we need to reclaim Jesus. Wallis is a long-time activist since his time at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Ill., in the early ’70s and the beginning of Sojourners magazine as the Post American.Read More