Category Archives: Christianity

Kendall County community poured out heart, help to PADS guests throughout harsh winter

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County Last December the weather in the Chicago area was relatively mild, with daytime temperatures soaring into the upper 30s and even the 40s … Continue reading

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Founders of Mission Possible pray for more ‘miracles on Broadway’ as healthcare ministry changes helping hands

By Tom Siebert Gary Baer views his life as a “miracle.” His personal, painful math is 30 years of addiction to alcohol and other drugs, six stints in rehab, and three suicide attempts. But in 2004, Gary had a spiritual … Continue reading

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Kendall County PADS furnishes new pad for one of its formerly homeless guests

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County Kenny Wyzykowski grew up near Wrigley Field in the “city of big shoulders,” as the famed poet Carl Sandburg called it. As a … Continue reading

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Yorkville woman faced homelessness twice, gives back to Kendall County PADS

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County “I was homeless for two years in Aurora when I was a teenager,” recalled April Morsch, who now lives in Yorkville with her … Continue reading

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Sexual assault survivor shares story of healing and helping others to Wheaton Bible Church singles group

By Tom Siebert Julie Woodley was sharing the message of “me too” long before there was a Me Too movement. The sexual assault survivor turned trauma therapist told her inspiring story Friday evening to more than 180 women and men … Continue reading

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Famed illusionist tells Christian college audience that it was not magic but a miracle that cured his cancer

By Tom Siebert World-known illusionist Jim Munroe wowed a Judson University crowd with sleight of hand Monday night but asserted that it was the hand of God that healed him from a fatal form of leukemia. “Modern medicine was a … Continue reading

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Homeless group facing critical shortage of volunteers

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Unless Kendall County PADS can recruit about 100 more volunteers in less than a month, the nonprofit group will be unable to … Continue reading

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