This week on Good News we sat down with Adam McCain and talked about what is going on this Easter. We are planning what we are calling the Gospel 101 Project: Easter in the Appalachian Highlands. This is where we are going to be partnering with local churches in our community and putting together a Virtual Easter Event for our community!
This week on Good News, we had a conversation with Jamie, Heather, and Gary. They are leading the charge in distributing the Covid-19 vaccine in Sullivan County, TN. There were over 30 volunteers there from Ballad and the volunteer fire dept. They shared how they are committed to distributing the vaccine to as many people as they can to try to fight Covid-19.
This week on Good News We had a conversation with Sherry at Rise up. They are a organization that has been around for a many years and they focus on mentoring kids. They want these kids to have a better life and believe through relationships and mentoring they will have not just a better life but find Jesus! These relationships make sure these kids have a positive influence in their life!
This week on Good News we had a conversation with Molly Carpenter a Mission Agape. They are an organization that helps provides for children's needs. They help families who have kids with supplies like diapers, wipes, clothes, food, and more. in December of 2020 they helped over 100 kids! That is some Good News.
Good News with CASA of North East TN and Wendy Hensley
This week on Good News we had a conversation with Wendy Hensley at CASA of North East TN. What they are doing over there is definitely good news. She shared how their goal is to try to make sure that every kids that goes into foster care as someone advocating just for them. Doing everything they can to make sure the child knows that there is someone in there corner fighting for them and make sure they know they are loved! That is some Good News
This week on Good News, we look back to a few of our favorite Good News Conversations. We start with Brenda with the Washington County Nutrition Team. She shares the good they are providing to our community through feeding kids in our area. Then, Kristen Trivett with the Isaiah 117 house shares how kids who are removed from their homes need to know they are loved and that this is not their fault. Third, we jump to our conversation with Jennifer Schoondyke with Kari's Heart Foundation. They are helping families in need right now that have a loved one battling a very serious illness. Lastly, we go back to my conversation with a very special 12 year old boy named Austin Holloway. He volunteers a lot of his time at the Washington County Animal Shelter caring for the animals and giving them the attention they crave! It's very good news right now because the animal shelter is closed to volunteers and visits are only by appointment due to Covid-19.
This week on Good News, we meet up with Brandon at Carrberry Christmas in Kingsport, TN. He has put together this amazing light show that is synced to songs and spoken words. He wanted to do this because he wants to bring people out to not just enjoy the thousands of amazing lights, but he wants others to hear the message of Jesus.... The real reason for our Joy! That is some Good News!
This week on Good News we sit down with Jeremy Wainwright who is apart of Shrimp Matters. This is an amazing ministry that he started in Honduras where they have started a Shrimp farm to provide sustainable resources to Honduras. They don't want to just take a mission trip to help for a week but create jobs and help the people all year long!
This week on Good news we sit down and have a conversations with Jennifer Schoondyke with Kari's Heart Foundation. Jennifer talks about the families that are being helped and finding not just financial assistance when their child or loved one is battling a difficult health condition. She shares a very personal, very emotional, story of why Kari's heart foundation was started and why they continue to help others.