Saturday June 10th, 2017
marked something special. Not only was it the first Carry the Cross with MSP
of 2017 but a city aldermen saw us from the local Fairgrounds park and came over to join us; walking up and down North Grand.
Local rap artists Reuben Jones
, Rob Redeemed
(sound courtesy of DJ G & New Life Music
) stopped on street corners to give short performances followed by personal testimonies of what God has done in their own lives. During one stop, Rob Redeemed shared the story of how God completely healed him of cancer. A couple nearby heard his testimony and almost immediately gave their lives to Christ.
Lives were affected that day. Many stopped to stare, a few glared, some took photos and video, while still more were reminded of a faith in which they had lost all hope. 7 MSP Hot Sheets
were filled out with those seeking various types of community assistance programs, job training and placement into a church home.
Until Next Time…. See YOU on the Streets!
June 24th, 2017:
Don’t judge me! You don’t understand! This isn’t my fault! You don’t know what they did to me!
“The number one enemy of change is blame.”
“Correction is painful.”
“What you can tolerate, you will never change.”
Saturday marked the first main community event of Men Standing Positive’s outreach and event season. The 2017 MSP Total Transformation Conference was a powerful and impactful evening for all who attended. Over 50 people of all ages came out from the North St. Louis community to receive a positive message, clothing, dinner and get connected with local program resources. Praise and worship was led by Momentum
– followed by a relevant and practical message by Mike “MiNiMe” Wuebbles
. Each and every person, regardless of age and background could relate to the truth and insight he gave on what it takes to discover, reach and experience a life of transformation. Growth is painful, change is painful but true freedom lies on the other side of making the choice to never go back. It all starts in the mind. MiNiMe encouraged every single person listening to stop letting their past and bad habits control their present and destroy their future. At the end, several came up for prayer and one person accepted Christ.
Men Standing Positive’s entire staff would like to thank the following for their hard work and dedication to make this conference possible:
– Senior Leader Joel Hedlund & the Entire Team
Finally, each and every single volunteer who came and spent their valuable time and talents to keep everything moving along! THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts!!
Be on the lookout for a recap video coming in the next couple day and the message for sale on DVD later this year!
Until next time… see YOU on the streets!