God’s Hand Extended Reaches High Desert Community with Food, Clothing, Furniture and More

Reaching out with God’s love to families and individuals in the High Desert community is at the heart of a much larger vision for the nonprofit God’s Hand Extended...

‘Shine Your Light’ Rally In OC Honors National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

I’m confident the only reason I’ve known that human trafficking exists in Southern California, and not just in some faraway land, is the fact that my husband’s a cop....

Socks, Shoes and Salvation Homeless Foot Washing Event

Azusa Pacific University (APU) Nursing students from the High Desert Regional Campus partnered with the Salvation Army to host the fourth annual Socks, Shoes and Salvation Homeless Foot Washing...

Love Unlocked

The heart of the nonprofit, Love Unlocked is for all children in the foster care system and emergency care for people rescued from human trafficking. After many years of prayer,...

From Motorcycle Warlord to Serving the Lord of Lords: Big Al Aceves

By the time Big Al Aceves was 15, he was committing crimes like robbery and selling drugs, landing him in prison. Having grown up in an abusive home, Al...

Breaking Chains Through Art

Breaking Chains Through Art – An Interview with Aeron Brown By Cindy Powell Aeron Brown knows a thing or two about the healing power of art. A professional artist for the...

It Takes A Village: One Woman’s Journey Helps Many

Sometimes an individual’s hardships and suffering can lead to victory and blessings shared by many. These are the stories we love to read because they encourage and inspire us. Wendy...

High Desert Pastors Collaborate for Faith and Freedom Festival

Faith and Freedom go hand in hand. And what better time of the year to celebrate both than in July when we celebrate our nation’s freedom. Pastor Jeff Mosley...

Every Voice Matters—An Honest Look at Human Trafficking

Every Voice Matters By Cindy Powell The stories are startling, yet repeat themselves often: A lonely young girl begins chatting with a cute boy online. One day, he convinces her to...

Shepherd’s Gate: Living in a House of Hope

 Shepherd’s Gate is the fruit born of a woman named Alice Ann Cantelow and her dream to help the homeless. Thirty-four years ago, Alice Ann was a naturalist at Sunol...