What can one person do? A lot actually. Take Dorothy for example. Despite limited means, she has literally been the hands and feet of Jesus – providing food and shelter for those without. Then there’s Suzette. This mom of three heard about Home Repairs through her church. Then her husband Matt began playing in the…

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Photo of Brandon Yarnell in suit smiling at camera

How did you hear about Home Repairs? At 12Stone Church, Bill Isaak and I volunteered together for several years and Bill told me about Home Repairs. A few years ago, I volunteered for a project with Home Repairs. I’ve had the chance to be a participant, supporter and, more recently, an organizer of the annual…

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Portrait of Chad Dykes smiling at camera

How did you hear about Home Repairs? I attend Perimeter Church and remember when Harvey Anderson started the ministry. As a contractor, I was able to donate some materials now and then. What made you decide to get involved with Home Repairs? Home Repairs definitely meets a need in the community, and I’ve always had…

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Motivational bible phrase with HRM logo

Dear Friend, “The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.” Proverbs 16:9 Each year we prepare a Strategic Plan which is our operating guide for the year. We have a committee of five that spends thoughtful time creating the plan. Once developed, we present that plan to our Board of…

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Jeff Bourne and his wife smilng at camera while outside at a beach

A rotting deck. Plumbing problems. An unstable staircase. All fairly common issues when it comes to home repairs, but they can be an enormous hurdle for homeowners in need.  “I know there’s often no way [the homeowners we serve] can afford to make these repairs,” said Jeff Bourne. “Sometimes, the county is even threatening consequences…

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Photo of Volunteer Richard Lusk

Is an overseas mission trip to a third world country the only way to serve people in need? Not at all. As Richard Lusk, a long-time member of Home Repairs’ board, puts it, you really don’t have to go far at all to help share the love of God.  Richard became involved with Home Repairs…

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Bill Isaak

For Bill Isaak, volunteering is a dream job. “I made a commitment when I was young to retire early in life so that I could spend my time and energy doing volunteer projects,” said Bill. “While I was working, my time to volunteer was limited, but my goal was always to give back and use…

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Finished renovation of Lightway Recovery Wellness Center

Susan and Farley Barge had a big dream. “We already had Navigate Recovery Gwinnett, which is an addiction recovery community organization and we provide recovery services there,” explained Susan. “And we saw a huge need for residential services.” But finding a home for an addiction recovery center? It felt like a big hurdle. “We had…

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John Manderscheid

For all he knew, it was going to be a typical Sunday at Perimeter Church. But as John Manderscheid heard about the various ministries and ways Perimeter was involved in the community, one ministry caught his attention: Home Repairs Ministries. Not too long after, while on a men’s retreat, John signed up for a service…

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