Author: impacthoustonchurch

A Thank-You Letter to Inpack

This  is  a  copy  of  a  hand-written  letter  we  received  from  one  of  our  homeless friends. We’ve left in misspellings in order to preserve the character  and  humility  of  the  message.  Please  be  in  prayer  for  the  homeless and indigent in this difficult time! This  is  a  letter  to  the  worker’s  and  staff  at  Inpack; 

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Today’s Bright Spot

by Jim Delony “Then He said to his disciples, ‘the harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.”   MATTHEW 9:37-38 As a young man I would often while at my bank see a 70-year-old woman depositing checks into her account. This

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Today’s Bright Spot

“What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived”— the things God has prepared for those who love him—    1 Corinthians 2:9                                                               by Jim Delony A professor entered the classroom and told his students to prepare for a pop quiz. The pupils sat and nervously waited

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The Power of a Gospel Song

by Jim Delony “Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus, every knee should bow.” – Philippians 2:9-10 Christians have been singing songs of praise since the first century. This spiritual art has changed and progressed much, as you

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Simple Service

by Jim Holston Recently the Impact truck made a delivery and pickup at our house. Carl, Shane, and Kevin were the crew. Carl started to introduce me to the other two, but Shane said, “Oh, we know Jim. He’s our friend, teacher, and member of the family.” During the delivery Carl shared with me the

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A Big Thanks

Thanks to one of our Impact members and his work connection we recently had the opportunity to take 22 kids to see the Harlem Globetrotters. We had an amazing time watching them perform all their tricks, and seeing the kids laughing, smiling and dancing was the best. None of the kids had ever seen the

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Sunday Lunch Ministry

by Ron Sellers Area churches have loved us through the Sunday Lunch Ministry for over 30 years. 25-30 congregations participate each year, and the majority have done this again and again for many years. It has been an opportunity to obey our Lord’s instructions in Luke 14 to share with those who need a meal

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A God Moment

by Milissa Irby I had a cool experience on the bus on a recent morning. I usually have my earphones on because I listen to music during my ‘me time’ on the bus. I had forgotten to charge my earphones, however, so I was forced to sit in silence. An older gentleman was across the

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Help Crossing the Finish Line

by Leslie Salinas This is a story that powerfully demonstrates the partnership between Arms of Hope and Impact, a partnership that in this case involved working hand in hand to help a family all the way to the finish line. Ms. Jalah Terry is a widow and single mother of an 11 yr old daughter

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Hard Work

By Tim Sells It has been five plus years now since I began my journey with the Impact family. During this time God has blessed me to work with the Life House ministry. I have been with Nate, Harvey, and David Beegle as we have together sought God’s direction for the recovery program and the

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50 Pairs!

By Tyler Lemmons In our seventh year of Impact Mentoring we have met a long-held goal: 50 mentors! I know that numbers are not often a reflection of the quality of something, but in this case they tell us something – that each week 50 kids are spending quality time building a Godly relationship with

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Middle School Survivors

by Sydney Reynolds and Geremy Varner Impact’s Middle School program decided 2020 needed to start off right with a retreat at Camp of the Hills! 5 vans, 3 cars, and 1 truck loaded up with 67 middle schoolers, 22 adults and enough food to feed an army and headed to the other side of Austin

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