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Employment Laws in Work Programs

I am often asked about what needs to be done in order to comply with state and federal laws when recovery programs clients do actual work in the facility.  In all cases, I suggest that an employment attorney or tax professional familiar with the laws in your state be consulted in these matters.  However, here […]

Make the Most of the New Year!

Urban mission work and recovery outreach are certainly unique. The rewards can be tremendous, as well as the discouragements. So, here are a few of my thoughts on how to avoid burn-out by practicing good self-care: A. Keep a life for yourself –I often struggle to find the balance between personal priorities and ministry opportunities. […]

Introducing Jean & Charles LaCour

For nearly twenty years, the LaCours have dedicated their lives to nurturing, equipping and training Christians to serve the needs of hurting people. Their passion is fueled by a firsthand experience of God’s power which saved them from addiction and destructive lifestyles. In her search for fulfillment, Jean LaCour was once involved in a hippie […]