Navigators I-58 Blog

Meet Melvin

Here's a glimps of our I-58 Navs ministry in action. It's a candid conversation with a man who's been a friend of mine for more than 20 years. His name is Melvin. 

Last Minute Sign-up
Children at Camp Grace Matt Maxwell

Literally in the last minute, Sienna came to me with her Camp Grace registration.

From the Liquor Store into the Garden....
DJ sharing his story at a Garden Day event. Metro CDC

DJ was a 36 year-old man who had grown up in the neighborhood. He’d had a tough childhood, a series of unhealthy and broken relationships, used coping mechanisms of drugs and alcohol. But like most people here, there were many gifts and talents hidden beneath that story.

Take a Second Look!
A Mural in Nan's Chicago Neighborhood Nan Miller

"I want you to write down the very first word that comes to your mind when I say the words, ‘Homeless person’."

My Dream

 I want to tell you about a young man that I’ve been investing my time into these past few months. His name is Sophath. He is in his mid-twenties. Sophath is Cambodian and grew up in the heart of the Cambodian hood, the eastside of Long Beach.