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September 27, 2018
Over the past decade, nearly every American has felt the effects of our economy’s Great Recession. For some, this meant downsizing, more debt, extra shifts, and increased stress. For others, the Great Recession caused layoffs and business closures — often without warning. These people soon faced home foreclosures, overdue bills, and the daunting reality of … Continued
September 5, 2018
Penny, a beloved member at CrossRoad United Methodist Church, was at the door to greet each job seeker coming through the door. Part of that welcome was an offer to pray. This simple gesture touched many, though one young man stood out from the crowd; he told Penny he had been to many job fairs, … Continued
August 7, 2018
Evena’s story is one that will always have a place in our hearts, as well as the hearts of the two remarkable families who helped her through her times of need. We believe her story of triumph can help motivate others to reach out and connect with the support available in their own communities. You see, … Continued
Pam and her new employer
July 27, 2018
On July 6, we received a message through our general inbox from a wonderful lady named Pam. Her testimony was a cry for help that was deeply personal but also representative of so many who so often stay silent. Though she was going through a tough time, Pam showed a bravery in her willingness to … Continued
May 7, 2018
Side by side with a coalition of amazing partners in the District of Columbia, and the surrounding area, FlourishNow is thrilled to offer a job fair to serve the DC community. Taking place on May 24, the Community Job Fair will feature 20+ employers, a host of community resource partners, and two amazing congregations – … Continued
April 13, 2018
Jacksonville is a patchwork quilt of different neighborhoods, each with their own unique identities, spread over the largest area in the lower 48 that shares a city government. We have been blessed beyond words to be invited, by ministries in some of those unique and beautiful neighborhoods, to serve with them in their own piece … Continued
March 19, 2018
I had the pleasure of sitting down with my friend, Jim Mullins, for our latest podcast. Jim is the Pastor of Theological and Vocational Formation for Redemption Tempe. In this episode, we talk about life, ministry, work, rest and how they are all interconnected. You’ll definitely want to listen!
March 12, 2018
Linda Morris, Outreach Director for First Pentecostal Church in South Phoenix, first Flourish Now church partner and a fount of wisdom, and Andy Myers, Phoenix City Director and pastor, sit down to talk about ministry, the rich spiritual and cultural heritage of First Pentecostal, and Linda’s own journey into discovering her rich spiritual and cultural … Continued
February 28, 2018
Billy Thrall, Phoenix pastor and ministry connector, and Andy Myers, Phoenix City Director and pastor, sit down to talk about church, life and things that breathe life into our city in our first podcast.
November 27, 2017
Just one week before Thanksgiving, FlourishNow partnered with St. Joseph United Methodist Church to host a small, intimate hiring event for the surrounding Eastside neighborhood. We served 24 people in 2 hours and, of those, 15 were hired on the spot! Our purpose was to come alongside St. Joseph and to love this community well, … Continued