"I felt at first like only smart people, older people, or leaders could be Alongsiders. Not just any member of the church...."
We want to be very clear about how God has called us to serve.
An ancient Chinese proverb teaches us that, “A crisis is an opportunity riding the dangerous wind.”
I went to a rural church to follow-up with a group of Alongsiders, and I asked them how they chose their little brothers and sisters from all the children in the community. One of the young women started to cry as she answered...
Keeping a movement growing and thriving is not an easy task. But these two leaders have figured some things out...
Seth Godin points out that no-one ever bothers to wash a rental car. The reason why is of critical importance to Alongsiders.
Alongsiders has a different DNA. That's why we shy away from terms like "charity" or "non-profit" or even "ministry". But what makes us a movement?