A Day in the Life of an Urban Street Pastor….ah Mondays.

Urban Haven has not only brought hope to this area through the love of Jesus, but it is obvious that this community is beginning to catch hold of it.


Well….today is Monday and no surprise it lived up to its usual day of constant craziness. In fact, today, I barely spent time in the church never leaving the parking lot.  The day began smooth, allowing time to get a few preparatory things in place for the day’s activities….but within an hour of arriving everything started.  What started out to be a smooth day, quickly shifted into high gear with everything from a repaired relationship, dealing with a death, homelessness, dealing with aged parents, a collection of donations to…..nakedness….yep even that!

I started out collecting some food donations for Urban Haven that was dropped off….then drove over to another location that had food for us.  No sooner did I returned to the church I was met in the parking lot by a couple that has been struggling to keep their relationship alive….little did I know that I would not see the inside of…

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A Day in the Life of an Urban Street Pastor….Rocked!

While Hiking for images–find many places where homeless LIVE.
Dan Morand is a Pastor from London that has more than a heart of GOLD–God is leading him to do what needs to Happen. Please support Dan and the Homeless.


I have to admit that I have had my world rocked by the recent encounters with the homeless folks living in the parks and wooded areas in the city these past few weeks. Not much stirs me….not that I am heartless, it is just that I have witnessed so much through the years that not much surprises me anymore….or at least that is what I thought.

My recent visits, along with my Urban Haven volunteers in the wooded areas around the city to help those in need of the basics to meet an immediate need like water, food, clothing and something to sleep on has really had me thinking outside the box.  I live in a fairly affluent Canadian city….often described as having “old money”…..translated – they keep it for themselves!  Not only is it sad to see that people are willing to turn a blind eye to the needs of other fellow…

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