EL CAJON, Calif. (BP) -- Any church can do this, pastor Rolland Slade told Baptist Press.
On a vacant lot at Slade's senior pastorate Meridian Baptist Church in El Cajon, Calif., a tiny cabin is being built as an emergency, secure shelter for homeless women and children.
"All that we were doing before was growing tumbleweeds," Slade told BP Wednesday (Aug. 7), regarding the land. "Where now, if we're able to build this little village of emergency sleeping cabins, we're able to minister to people. We're able to come alongside of them and really ... meet them at their point of need and share Christ with them, and love on them, bring them back into safety and ... give them dignity." Read More