Team Christina – Pioneers in a movement

In August of 2018, this group of strong-hearted individuals began a journey with Community Connected as the first Open Table group in Lynchburg, VA. With the primary qualification of caring for others, they have applied their skills and shared their relationships to achieve great things. The sister we serve, who is making the transition from […]

Read More »

Overcoming Injustice through Community Relationship

While waiting to participate in a family resolution hearing recently, a few of us couldn’t help but hear one client advocate pacing the hall proclaiming “the system is broken”. You may have heard that somewhere yourself.  It seems especially broken for those who have to face it alone. Often, the best (and most expensive) attorney […]

Read More »

Why (Or Why Not) ME?

Life is full of mysteries. Everywhere we look we see things we don’t understand and don’t really think about. The wonders of God’s creation are magnificent examples. Even though man’s knowledge has increased exponentially in the last few decades, the list of unknowns is endless. Many of the things we do know seem so incredible […]

Read More »

Answers to the Big “Why?”

When you think about the question of why every human being should care about people in poverty, what comes to mind? As a Christian the answer is simple: because God commands it. The Old and New Testaments give numerous examples of this command. Some would say the foundational command from Jesus is in Matthew 22:39 […]

Read More »