This Is What a *Community* Church Looks Like
In parts of Akron, neither food nor housing is a given. After 20 years in one of those areas, this church started (re)building.
There are parts of Akron, Ohio, considered food deserts. There’s a lot of overlap between those parts and places you could also call health care deserts. No grocery stores or reasonable access to medical care. In one such neighborhood, after almost 20 years of ministry, pastor Joey Johnson sensed his church — a nondenominational church called the House of the Lord Church — could go in two di