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December 26, 2020

Helping our Homeless Neighbors

You can't end homelessness without housing. Grove Community Church in Riverside, California transformed this statement into a challenge and took an unconventional approach into changing lives. They built homes to house homeless and make them their neighbors. Ed Stetzer talks with the Grove Community Church team about how a ministry like this can change lives individually and within the community.

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Daniel Bishop
Daniel Bishop

Daniel Bishop

Daniel Bishop is lead pastor at Grove Community Church in Riverside, California.  Before leading the church, he was both a Junior High and Senior High pastor there.  Daniel has a passion for the homeless ministry at Grove Community Church to make those who are homeless part of the community.

William "Rusty" Bailey
William "Rusty" Bailey

William "Rusty" Bailey

William "Rusty" Bailey III was the 17th mayor of Riverside, California.  He partnered with Grove Community Church to build four homes for homeless people in the community with the church.  Rusty worked in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and in the Executive Office of the President as a part of the two-year Presidential Management Fellows Program. Rusty was elected mayor of Riverside in 2012. In 2019, he announced that he would not seek another term as mayor and focus his efforts on the local homeless crisis.  

Andy Gibeault
Andy Gibeault

Andy Gibeault

Andy Gibeault is Associate Pastor of Outreach at The Grove Community Church in Riverside, California.  He has a heart for reaching the homeless in the homeless ministry at the church.

Brian Jaramillo
Brian Jaramillo

Brian Jaramillo

Brian Jaramillo is the fourth president of Tilden-Coil Constructors.  With a focus on the global greater good, Brian serves on several charitable committees and is committed to making a difference.  He worked with The Grove Community Church in Riverside, California to build houses for the homeless.

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Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer wears a lot of hats—author, speaker, researcher, pastor, church planter—as he helps Christians learn to share Christ. Ed has earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates, and has written or co-written a dozen books and hundreds of articles. Now he ministers as interim pastor of The Moody Church, teaches at Wheaton College, and serves as executive director of the Billy Graham Center and a regional director of Lausanne North America. Ed and his wife, Donna, have been married more than 25 years and have three daughters.

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