Illumin8

Ringing the Bell

September 7, 2017

Meet Dre A Story by Shara Johnson This summer, Angie and I drove seven of our Illumin8 kids (from McKinney Housing Authority) to Golden, Missouri for Kids Across America Kamp. This is a Kanakuk camp geared towards kids living in inner-city environments. I had no clue what we were in for as this was my first KAA Kamp. Our eight hour, two car trek began on a Sunday morning. I had Dre, one of our campers, as my co-pilot. He…

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Bringing Hope and Healing

June 1, 2017

“Taking him up by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man’s feet and ankles became strong.” Acts 3:7 The Story I’m sitting on my back porch enjoying God’s beauty late this evening, on Memorial Day. Honestly, I began this journal post this morning. Sometimes I get a little distracted. However, God’s been working with me on this verse all day and even as I wrote He spoke in a new way. Isn’t He awesome in that way?…

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Huge Announcement!

August 15, 2016

We are so excited to announce the 25 Project is adding a new location for ministry, this time in McKinney, Texas. We have prayed for a place to minister to children here in the U.S., and God certainly has answered. He has given us the opportunity to work with kids right in the city where our headquarters are located! Friends of ours several years ago began DV8, a ministry dedicated to reaching at-risk kids in McKinney’s lower-income housing. The ministry…

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