Category Archives: Christianity

Homeless group reaches out to community as shelter season nears

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Volunteers from Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County will be blanketing the community over the next two months, sharing … Continue reading

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Social work students helping homeless in hands-on way

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Brittani Dahlman recently received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Aurora University. She also earned an eclectic education in humanity. That’s … Continue reading

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‘The Shack’ tackles tough questions about evil, good, and God

By Tom Siebert Don’t let the controversy over “The Shack” deter you from seeing this important film. Granted, it is not biblically correct. But neither was “The Chronicles of Narnia” nor “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” in which Pharaoh … Continue reading

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Women’s philanthropic group gives lift to local homeless

By Tom Siebert Assistant director for community relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, IL The homeless have many hardships. In sprawling Kendall County, west of Chicago, there is no public transportation. So the toughest challenge can … Continue reading

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The Broken Baton

By Tom Siebert When you were just a guileless child, was a broken baton passed to you? The broken baton of alcoholism, addiction, or abuse? Jesus Christ can reverse your curse. “He was wounded for our transgressions. He was bruised … Continue reading

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Homeless women shatter myths and share hopes

By Tom Siebert Assistant director for community relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, IL The face of homelessness is often female. Three women were recent dinner and overnight guests at Harvest New Beginnings church in Oswego. … Continue reading

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Harvest New Beginnings Church in Oswego set to host Celebrate Recovery Chicago One-Day Seminar

By Tom Siebert Celebrate Recovery, a worldwide Christian ministry in more than 30,000 churches, will hold its Chicago One-Day Seminar from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Harvest New Beginnings Church, 5315 Douglas Road in Oswego. … Continue reading

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