Cleanup L.A. is coming June 21st. We are working with the LAPD in the Van Nuys Division as we clean alleys and pray for people. We work with other churches in the Valley to bless the city.
The police chief and the mayor now are intrigued. What is this all about? What is this "In The City For Good" all about? When we meet people in the neighborhoods we work in, they are shocked that Christians are working together and that we care enough to bless the city.
If you don't get why we are blessing our city in this way, go to Jeremiah 29:7. It can't get any clearer.
And work for the peace and prosperity of the city where I sent you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, for its welfare will determine your welfare.
Here is what you get to do.
Rake, hoe and pick up trash to beautify a neighborhood where they think Christians are a bunch of closed-minded freaks.
Some of us will choose to go door-to-door and simply pray with people. Last time we did this, every single home asked for prayer except one, who politely declined.
So, do you think this might be a good way to let an extremely skeptical city know that Christians actually want to follow Jesus?