Awarding A Courage Cross

Awarding A Courage Cross

A man or woman’s journey through The Refuge is full of milestones. The first is the awarding of the Courage Cross.   We hand it out to people who complete their first week in the ministry. It takes 13 months to complete, but that first week is often the toughest.  ...

Welcoming New Brothers To The Ministry

Mondays are always special ones for the brothers of Phase One. That’s the day they get to meet the new men who are just joining our Ministry. We know this can be a tough transition for some of the new guys – they’re in a place they’ve never...

A New Community Of Believers

A new community of believers is growing this week at Phase One. It’s always powerful to watch the brothers change and grow as people during their first weeks in our Ministry, transforming from broken people to men of God.

Monday Morning at Phase One

Most people don’t like Mondays, but they are a very special time for the newest men in our Ministry. The guys at Phase One have all arrived on a Monday, so it’s an anniversary of sorts for them. It’s also a chance to renew their faith at the start of...

Team-Building At Phase One

This is a look at one of the fun team-building exercises the guys at Phase One did this weekend. It’s kind of a version of Musical Chairs. The guys have to work together to keep one person from being able to sit in an open seat. It’s a lot of fun, and...
Accepting The Lord

Accepting The Lord

It has been a week full of blessings at Phase One. We welcomed new brothers on Monday, then on Wednesday morning, Timothy Logan accepted the Lord. Being a part of this Ministry is an experience full of blessings, but the chance to be a part of men’s walk to...