Rustin Found Hope Because a Local Church Started in New Orleans

Jul 25, 2018

Meet Rustin. He came to Matt Woodward at The Gathering to seek counseling in the midst of marital infidelity. Now he and his family are part of The Gathering “Because people didn’t judge us. They just loved us.” They are growing in God’s Word, thanks to a local church moving into his neighborhood.

Stadia is honored to have partnered in bringing The Gathering to New Orleans over a dozen years ago. The long-term relationships they are building and the impact they are having are bringing hope for eternity and Heaven here on earth. Watch this video to hear more from Rustin.

This post is part of a multi-part series telling the story of The Gathering church plant in New Orleans. Check out the series below.

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