Carl struggled with incarceration, meth addiction, homelessness and alcoholism. In, 2010 Carl entered Central Florida Teen Challenge men’s center with a determination to see his life change. He saw his life transform before his eyes and tasted true hope and victory. Carl continued his walk of faith and stepped out and attended Emerging Leaders College through collaboration with Global University. In 2013 he entered ministry with the International Ministry Network and took his first position with Middle tree Church in St. Louis, Missouri. During that time he also served as a life development coach for Joyce Meyer’s Ministry, St. Louis Dream Center. Carl got another call into the local church and took a pastorate with New Life Church International under the leadership of Pastor Darnell Williams. In his time at New Life Church International Carl was appointed Assistant District Youth Director of the International Ministry Network. Carl and Melanie have been called to start a faith community in large cities. Carl and Melanie are embarking on a journey to reach the inner city of St. Paul, MN by planting a church.

Mission,Vision, and Values

  • Mission

    Our Mission is to bring the redemptive plan of Jesus to change lives by reaching families to have access to affordable food through discipleship and community


    Changing Destinies by ending everyday hunger

  • Core Values

    We believe in Community our definition is that we will be a refuge for those seeking authentic relationship with Jesus!

    We believe in Compassion that we care intentionally for our neighbor by inviting them to join our table and hearing their story.

    We believe in Courage We will take risk for the sake of the Gospel.

    We believe in Completeness God’s Plan is incomplete when we worship separately. We celebrate our differences in our worship to God.