New ministry in Southport, NC

I spent the day today in the Southport, NC area with my friend Allen Hulin. Allen and his wife have a calling to this area to minister to the homeless. They uprooted their lives and left their jobs and family to move here and follow Gods will for their lives.

We spent most of today out on the streets in several towns uncovering the places where people are living in the woods. Below is Brother Allen at a homeless camp we found today.

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We we found several places where folks were camping in the woods like this single tent that was beside a busy highway but hidden from plain view.

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We met a couple men in the Walmart parking lot who were living is the woods also. We were able to talk to them for a good while and then give them some care packages and gospel tracts.

perhaps the most heartbreaking part of today was finding this gentleman below who was passed out in the woods. We didn’t know if he was even alive at first. We finally woke him and made sure he was breathing. After a brief conversation, we left him with a care package and a tract as well.

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please pray for this brand new ministry in this area where there is no shelter and very little resources. Pray also that Brother Allen would be able to win these folks to The Lord and help them overcome homelessness.

Tomorrow I will be teaching my brand new Good Samaritan course here at their church. This course gives a church a comprehensive plan on ministering to the homeless in their area. Check out the course here.

Thanks for reading,

Travis

Comments

  1. Very heart wrenching do know people are living like this.

  2. I live in southport and had NO IDEA we had people in such need and living in our woods! Thats a shame!! Ive often wondered why we had no shelter. I pray your mission is a great blessed one and I pray for the homeless! God bless you! Wheres your church or ministry? Do you know if or any of them are veterans also? Thank you

    • Hi Tammy. Allen Hulin is leading this ministry here in Southport. You can find him and his contact information at http://www.harborofhope.net

    • Kelly Hunt Hulin says:

      Our church is located in Southport… Sonrise Baptist Church… We are working out of our church at this time unitl the Lord provides a means for a building of our own… At this time we do not know if any of them are Veterans… Thank you so much for your prayers… God Bless!!

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