Mission Ashley 2013….

Next week I will be on mission with a team of 19 other people from my church to Ashley, Illinois. chocfactory

Ashley is a town that was never large, and most of the major employers have left. The picture here is of the candy factory that at one point made ZERO candy bars. This has been shuttered for many years…

We will be helping a small Rural church with their VBS at the city park. Many children come from an environment of poverty, unemployment, drugs, abuse, and more. We may be the only Jesus they ever meet. Pray that our team represents Him well.


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Brent Lacy

Youth Pastor. Web Designer. Homeschool Dad. Former Child Abuse Investigator. IT Technician. Writer. Lock-in Survivor. Rural Ministry Advocate. These all describe the experiences and stories that are part of Brent Lacy’s time in ministry. Brent grew up on 160 acres of corn, soybeans and cattle in Southern Illinois. He is currently a Rural Ministry Specialist with National Network of Youth Ministry (NNYM), based in Rockville, Indiana where he lives with his beautiful wife and three awesome kids in the Covered Bridge Capital of the World! His book "Rural Youth Ministry: Thrive Where You're Planted" is available at SimplyYouthMinistry.com and on the Kindle Store.

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