It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of our friend Luis Lopez, who died this weekend after a long and painful battle with cancer. Luis was a 20-year-old recent immigrant from Honduras with nothing to his name who found out a mere months after arriving here that he had terminal cancer.
by Zack Lane We had a long but wonderful day recently as a group of 56 Impact High School students went to Impact Temple, a church in Temple, Texas that is a close sister church of Impact. We went to help with things around the building and also to put on a Carnival for the
by Dennis Jaeger Dear Friend of Impact, Grace and Destiny, fourth-grade twin girls, have been attending Impact for four years. They, along with 40 other children, began attending Impact through a series of several cookouts at their newly rebuilt apartment complex. Grace and Destiny’s mom, a single parent struggling to raise the twins on her
by Carlos Ingles Last week we posted about our brother Luis Lopez, who we met through one of our members who is a nurse where he receives treatments for Sarcoma, a type of cancer. Luis, who is only 20 years old and came to this country just last year after his father was murdered in
by Caroline Morales Thank you! We are so thankful for our 28 Thursday night children’s Bible class teachers and volunteers! This school year about 150 children learned about the life of Christ for an hour each Thursday night. Many of our teachers travel over an hour in Houston traffic to love and teach our children.
by Tyler Lemmons Recently we celebrated the end of our third year of Impact Mentoring with a bowling party! The mentoring pairs were able to cheer each other on through many gutter balls and a slice or two of pizza. We always like to end the year with a special party as a way to
by Tyler Lemmons Our annual girls retreat was once again an overwhelming success! Our theme of Use Your Voice, which tied in with the TV show The Voice, challenged the girls to reflect on the words they use in their relationships, family, and social media, as well as to evaluate their inner voices that can
by Dennis Jaeger Impact has adopted the business of washing – a word we apply in several meaningful ways. Our showers see constant use by many who spend their days outside underneath the hot and sweaty Houston sun. In addition, this month and during the summer our showers will also see increased usage by more
A Story of Recovery and Redemption by Tim Sells Every Sunday on this sphere called Earth millions of people assemble in houses of prayer to hear the timeless story of the recovery and redemption of the human race. This story of love, sacrifice, and restoration mesmerizes and astounds time and time again as the One
by Caroline Nichols The biggest event for our Children’s Ministry every year is our 6-week Vacation Bible School summer program. Every year it is fun and exciting, but I am very excited for this summer. Our theme is the “Armor of God” and we can’t wait to decorate and transform the building into a Medieval
by Paul Woodward Arms of Hope and Impact Houston Church of Christ formed a strategic partnership in July 2015. Impact member Leslie Salinas was hired by Arms of Hope to open and operate the Family Outreach Center located at the Impact Church, and this partnership has turned out to be a match made in heaven!
by Dennis Jaeger Joy fills my heart when I think of all the people God has brought together to make the Impact Houston Church of Christ what it is. Impact and its ministries are entirely dependent on God and the servant-hearted people He brings our way. The transformation of lives we have seen in 2015