Community Outreach – Chattahoochee Valley

June 14, 2019

During our May Community Outreach Day, a team of 8-10 people went to the Elizabeth Canty Apartments to share the Gospel. The team split up into groups of two or three. A couple teams went around to different apartments while the others set up a table to pass out 200 slices of pizza! While they were there, one of the leaders, Tre Rager, and a friend encountered a man, who was known as the father of the neighborhood. Tre and his friend prayed that God would increase the man’s wisdom as a father and allow him to minister to more and more people in his neighborhood. A little while later, they encountered a few teenagers. Tre received a word of knowledge that one of the teenager’s parents had been praying for her to have a stronger faith in God. Tre shared this with her and her eyes grew wide. She couldn’t believe that God could show up in this way! She listened intently, wanting to know everything God had to say to her. Tre and his friend shared about Jesus and asked if they could pray for her. As they prayed over the girl, her eyes welled up with tears. God really spoke to her and ministered to her heart. Sometimes all we need to do is stop for the one, and God will do the...
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Would your Church like to become a Lifehouse Ministry Partner?



Thanks to Pastor Chuck Hasty and Grace Presbyterian Church for becoming our first Lifehouse Ministry Partners at our Bradley Circle Lifehouse. What a blessing and encouragement they are to Andrew and Ellen and their community ministry. They donate monthly to fund the cookouts and community outreach, work diligently in the community garden, and lead the Fall and Spring home Bible studies and discipleship. We are praying for God to call out three additional Lifehouse Ministry Partners this summer. We currently have two completed Lifehouses that stand in need of a Church like yours to step into these ministry opportunities to plant and plow in God’s kingdom in East Highlands on 26th St and in Bibb City on Young Ave.   Our third ministry opportunity is a house in South Columbus on Garden Dr. off Cusseta Rd. This house is waiting for revitalization and repairs to make ready for an urban missionary family to become a neighbor and share the light and love of Jesus through prayer, encouragement, cookouts, community outreach, and home Bible studies.  Your Church family can invest in remodeling the kitchen and bathroom, replacing doors and windows, and installing an HVAC system. Please contact me, Louis Chalmers at louis@take-the-city.com  or Andrew Chalmers at andrew@take-the-city.com to learn more about how your Church family can become a LifeHouse Ministry Partner with Take the...
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Stomach Ulcers Disappear at the Name of Jesus

June 12, 2019

Redeem believes that Jesus loves every single person in the sex industry and that He calls us to share His love with them. We demonstrate His love through prayer, outreaches and rescue. During our outreaches we build relationships with the community and search for girls that are in the life of trafficking and prostitution. One of the places that helps us look for girls is a local sex shop. The manager there is a sweet woman from the Philippines and always wants our team to pray with her when we stop by, but this time was different. Our team felt earlier while we were praying that God was going to do powerful healings tonight. When we asked her how we could pray for her, she told us that she was in much pain from her stomach ulcers. We shared with her the many healings we’ve seen Jesus do and that we believed that Jesus was going to do the same thing for her. As our team began to intercede for her healing, the presence of the Lord came so strongly over her that she felt heat all over her body. Afterwards she began to cry because she said ALL the pain was gone. We embraced her and cried with her as we celebrated Jesus for healing her. Our team checked back in two weeks later and she said the doctor said the ulcers have completely...
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Authority in Christ

May 17, 2019

When we abide in Christ, walking in cadence with Him, we have access to the same power he had, through God the Father. We tap into that power by recognizing the authority we have. Without authority we have access to none of the power that is available to us through Christ. 2 Corinthians 13:10 tells us that this authority is given to us to build up those around us and not tear us down. But that is just a taste. Matthew 10:1 tells us that with this authority we can cast out unclean spirits, heal every kind of disease and every kind of sickness. How many of us are truly walking in this authority? Until we do we cannot make true lasting change in this world. A great example of this authority exercised is in Acts 3. Peter and John were heading to the temple to pray when they came across a man who had been lame since birth. The lame man noticed John and peter and asked them for money. They responded by saying, “Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk.” As they began to lift him up his legs received strength. A man that had never experienced feeling in his legs began to walk. What an amazing God we serve! The lame man began to praise God while others watched on with astonishment. Peter responded, “Men of Israel, why do you marvel at this? Or why look so intently at us, as though by our own power...
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Local Outreach – A Woman Gets Healed!

May 1, 2019

During our local outreach on April 20, one of our staff prayed with a woman near his home. The woman expressed that she wanted freedom from her addiction and to know Jesus. Steve led her through a prayer of salvation, and she rededicated her life to Christ. Directly afterward, Steve asked her if she had any pain in her body, not realizing she had been leaning on the side of the building the whole time, struggling to stand up. She had had hip replacement and still was in a lot of pain. Steve prayed for her, and God healed her immediately from all the pain! She began to move side to side in disbelief. Then she walked up and down the street and even danced a little! This 72 year old woman who had walked up with a cane said, “I don’t need this anymore!” Praise...
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Debbie

TAKE THE CITY outreaches have been so special to me. I love being able to see the hand of GOD move in peoples lives as they are healed and families restored. GOD cares about every detail of our lives and he reaches the places that only HE can only heal! Its been an honor to see all the teams go out and share the LOVE that GOD has instilled and filled the teams with, and let it pour out to all the community. Having physical needs met also assures all we encounter, the faithfulness of our Father. So many times I have cried seeing what GOD is doing… Being able to see people brought into the KINGDOM and freedom Spirit, Soul, Mind and Body. Is the greatest treasure in my life. I am grateful for TAKE THE CITY allowing me to have front seat and seeing GOD move in peoples lives!