Articles in Encourage

March On for a United Community

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Pastor Kirk Freeman, of CrossBridge Church, shares his early misconception of what MLK Day meant to him, his epiphany of the real significance of the day, and what it means to him, as well as so many other Americans. ... Read full article

See A Bright Future with Bracken Christian School

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One of the accepted benefits of private school is that they provide exceptional and challenging educational experiences. Bracken Christian School delivers on every front.... Read full article

The Esperanza Court: Hope for the Hopeless

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The Esperanza Court offers a solution to the prostitution problem, and a way of hope for the very women that society has deemed as hopeless. ... Read full article

Symptoms of Alzheimer’s & How to Help

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Just like the rest of our bodies, our brains change as we age. While most of us eventually notice delayed thinking and occasional problems remembering things, learn about more concerning symptoms. ... Read full article

Help Us Put Some Medal Behind Helping A Child

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Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch currently serves special needs children in our area by engaging their sensorimotor and neuromotor systems to create functional change and confidence. ... Read full article

A First-Time Fiesta Event for The Recovery Community - Preventing Relapse on a High Use Day

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Fiesta and alcohol often go hand in hand, but this year it doesn’t have to. Fiesta originated as a way to salute the heroes of historic battles at the Alamo and San Jacinto. In 2018, we are honoring our community in recovery who fight the battle of a... Read full article

Easter Mediation

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It was Sunday morning after the Friday execution. The sky was dark. The disciples had scattered. And the Roman executioner was wondering about breakfast, or work, or his next day off. But he was not wondering about the fellow he had nailed to a cross... Read full article

A Second Chance

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In 2005, Jimmy Robles attended a Westside A.C.T.S. Men’s Retreat through San Juan De Los Lagos Church. At this 4 day retreat, he encountered God in drama that changed his life forever. By the end of the retreat, he turned his life over to God and was... Read full article

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims January 16, 2018, as Religious Freedom Day

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Faith is embedded in the history, spirit, and soul of our Nation.  On Religious Freedom Day, we celebrate the many faiths that make up our country, and we commemorate the 232nd anniversary of the passing of a State law that has shaped and secured our... Read full article

Devotional: Don’t Give Up!

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An Oak Tree is just an Acorn that refused to give up. ... Read full article