Category Archives: Jesus Christ

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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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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No room at the inn: Kendall County PADS needs more volunteers to keep homeless shelter sites open

By Tom Siebert Assistant director for community relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, IL A poignant part of the Christmas story is a couple needing a safe place to stay for the night. On Wednesday night, … 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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PADS of Kendall County seeking volunteers as season of housing homeless guests nears

By Tom Siebert Assistant director for community relations PADS of Kendall County, IL Ron Parrish is a retired executive from two food-seasoning companies. Today, Ron’s life is seasoned with “love, peace, and happiness” because he volunteers for Public Action to … Continue reading

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