Guests Bob Woodson, Darryl Webster, Kurt Moore, James Miller, Robert Bigsbee and Tyrone Miller describe how the power of the Gospel is bringing light, hope and transformation to those facing the struggles of life in the inner city. (Part 1 of 2)
Bob Woodson is the founder and president of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise which is dedicated to advocating for and strengthening neighbourhood-based organizations struggling to serve their communities. A long-time social and civil rights activist, Bob has spearheaded community development programs on a local and national level. During the 1970s, he directed the National Urban League's Administration of Justice Division and later served as a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Bob is the recipient of numerous awards including the Presidential Citizens Medal, and he is an author of The Triumphs of Joseph: How Today's Community Healers are Reviving Our Streets and Neighborhoods.
Darryl Webster is the Pastor of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Indianapolis. In 2005, he instituted an annual "Boot Camp" for men at his church to strengthen and encourage them in their faith, and this ministry has since been adopted by several other churches in the United States. Darryl is also a conference and seminar facilitator, and author of the book Small Change, Great Impact. He and his wife, Sibyl, have four children.
James Miller is a peer mentor at Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation. He is also a mentor at his church who is especially passionate about helping those struggling with addiction. James holds an associate degree in human services and is continuing his education.