• Bicycle ministry steering lives toward recovery

    July 28 2016 by Eric Reed and Morgan Jackson, Illinois Baptist | with 0 comments
    Bicycle ministry steering lives toward recovery

    Pastor Jeffrey Gee of Hurricane Memorial Baptist Church in Herrin, Ill., and volunteers taught children bike safety, complete with helmets and a course lined with orange traffic cones. The bikes were second-hand, but they had been repaired and spruced up in the church’s bike shop, which teaches former convicts a trade to keep them from returning to prison.

  • Hurting women find compassion, healing

    October 29 2008 by Kay Adkins, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    Nelda Alexander operates Bruised Reed Ministries, a home for women yearning to break free from self-destructive behaviors of most any kind. She also directs the church's Celebrate Recovery (CR) ministry and serves as Arkansas' CR state representative. Sheila Lambert facilitates a group in CR and teaches weekly Bible studies at the Bruised Reed.