Author: Tim Leahy

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Encouragement Under the Tree

Encouragement Under the Tree is a weekly collaborative gathering of Creighton Court residents, RVA Hope Center, and The Creighton Initiative. We meet every Wednesday from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. for Community Conversations, The Word of God, Prayer, and Praise. We meet under the tree in the 2060-2070 block on Creighton Rd. The goal of these gatherings is to talk about issues affecting Creighton residents, to look at what God’s Word says about life, to pray for the Creighton Community, and to praise God for what He’s done, what He’s doing, and for what He’s going to do. These gatherings are just…

Creighton Initiative

Welcome to the Creighton Initiative! The Creighton Initiative (CI) is a transformational educational outreach of Reach Evangelistic Association that provides biblical solutions to problems and challenges facing residents in the Creighton Court Community in Richmond, VA. See “Why Creighton?” The goal of CI is to help individuals and families flourish by taking their next step(s) out of poverty – see “Poverty Alleviation”. We believe God’s Word provides the answers to life and that life’s challenges and problems can be fixed by following God His way – See “Living God’s Way“. This belief came out of the following question: “If we…

Reach Richmond

Reach Richmond is a Great Commission Initiative to reach metro Richmond with the Gospel of Jesus. Reach Richmond is a multi-ministerial collaborative effort to share the Gospel with every person in the metro Richmond area and to connect them to spiritual growth opportunities (discipleship) with local partnering churches or ministries. Reach Richmond was started by YWAM – Richmond in 2017 and is now partnering with Reach Evangelistic Association to continue this long-term Gospel initiative in 2021 and beyond. Reach Richmond’s desire is to partner with local churches and ministries in reaching metro-Richmond with the love and Gospel of God through…

Reach Teams

Reach Teams are volunteers that have completed Reach Team Training who want to partner with local churches to help them reach their neighborhoods with the love and Gospel of Jesus. Reach Teams are made up of 3 trained volunteers (mixed gender) that go door-to-door or into crowded areas to pray with people and to share the Gospel. It is highly encouraged that Reach Teams have at least one person from a partnering church or ministry in it. Our hope and desire are for followers of Jesus to be trained and involved in reaching their communities with the Gospel. Reach Team…

Poverty Alleviation Resources – Metro Richmond (VA)

Listed below is a list of Poverty Alleviation Resources that provide help for people in need, and people who want to help people in need. Click on the picture or name to access the below-listed website resources.  Disclaimer: The organizations and services listed here are not an endorsement of the organizations or their services. The listings are simply a list of organizations and services available in the metro Richmond area pertaining to poverty alleviation in our community. If you use any of these organizations and services you do so at your own risk and bear the results and consequences alone.…

Action Resources

One of the goals of Reach Action is to be an educational training ministry that helps equip followers of Jesus on how to respond biblically to the challenges we face in being salt and light in a dark, fallen world. After our country was thrown into chaos after the George Floyd incident in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25, 2020, I was concerned by some of the educational responses and resources provided by some in the Christian community as to how we should respond to the challenges. After reading some of the advice coming from some of the often quoted and…

Help Myanmar

Dear Friends, I was contacted by a pastor friend who runs an orphanage in the country of Myanmar on 7/7 with an urgent request – he communicated that food shortage was becoming a problem because of the civil war and covid – 19 resurgences in his country and asked if I could help. I told him I would personally contribute and spread the word regarding his situation. As I read Richard’s email. it reminded me of the Apostle Paul’s request to the saints in his day to join him in financially supporting their brothers and sisters in Judea who faced…

How Reach Richmond Works

Reach Richmond is the outreach component which is the third component of a Reach Initiative, and a ministry of YWAM – Richmond. Reach Richmond is a door-to-door outreach and street outreach made up of Reach Teams whose mission and goal are to pray with people, share the Gospel as the Lord provides opportunities, and encourage people with the love of God. More details coming soon.   Share Email Tweet

Reach Action Plan

The first and most important aspect of the Reach Action Plan is the Reach Initiative which is summed up in the Great Commission (Matt. 28:18-20) and the Great Commandment (Matt. 22:36-39). The second part of the Reach Action Plan is Social Involvement. As followers of Jesus, we are called to not only reach people with the Gospel, we are also called to love them with the same love God bestows upon us (John 13:34-35). One of the primary focuses of Reach Action is helping people take the next step out of poverty and ensuring that everyone regardless of race, gender,…

Reach Initiative

Welcome to the Reach Initiative Page! A Reach Initiative is a comprehensive plan for reaching your community with the love and Gospel of Jesus. A Reach Initiative is a Pastor’s led initiative where the Pastor and leadership team make reaching their communities with the love and Gospel of Jesus the priority of the Church. The Reach Initiative is the most important step in the Reach Action Plan because the Gospel is the only way God transforms lives; and transformed lives transform communities. The Reach Initiative is outlined in Reach 3-2-1 Part 4 and is predicated on followers of Jesus being equipped…
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