The Only True Light

Ronnie DavisUncategorized

Author: Kallee serving on staff with Kaleo in New Orleans Abuse. Neglect. Drugs. Sex. Jail. Teen pregnancy. Gangs. Violence. Death. All of these things are much too familiar for the kids of the New Orleans community. Kaleo Missions partners with a local Baptist church who knows the challenges these kids face, and that is why they lead a Bible club for … Read More

What Tough Love Truly Looks Like

Ronnie DavisNew Orleans, Uncategorized, Urban Ministry

Author: Adam serving on staff with Kaleo in New Orleans This summer with Kaleo has been an awesome experience full of blessings and challenges. It has given me the opportunity to meet many cool people and to participate in God’s mission in ways I never have before. There are dozens and dozens of stories I could share from my time here … Read More

Heaven Touching Earth

Ronnie DavisGospel, Life of Mission, San Diego, Why We Do What We Do

Author: Ryan serving on staff with Kaleo in San Diego “Bless the Lord, O my soul! O Lord my God, you are very great! You are clothed with splendor and majesty;” (Psalm 104:1) This summer, serving with Kaleo, God is helping me understand His Kingdom in a whole new way. Everywhere I look in this San Diego community, in each of … Read More

Double Vision

Ronnie DavisUncategorized

Author: Tyler serving on staff with Kaleo in Minneapolis, MN In chapter six of the Matthew’s gospel account, Jesus tells His disciples how they are to pray. Many people know this prayer as the Lord’s Prayer. 9 Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.[a] 10 Your kingdom come, your will be done,[b]    on earth … Read More

Katrina Remembered

Ronnie DavisNew Orleans

Author: Jenny Davis, Communications Director Shocking News Reports When Katrina made landfall in the Gulf Coast, 10 years ago today, I was a middle school teacher in Fort Worth, Texas.  I had recently spent a week serving in New Orleans with my local church, helping a church in Aribi with their outreach VBS and ministering with Greg Hand, the new … Read More

Bald Head

Ronnie DavisNew Orleans

Author:  Maggie, serving on staff with Kaleo in New Orleans, LA. I am fortunate to be a Kaleo intern for many different reasons.  One of my main reasons is that I’ve gotten to build relationships with so many people; people I would never have had an opportunity to otherwise.  I’ve built relationships with the other interns, the congregation, the mission … Read More

Only Christ

Ronnie DavisNew Orleans

Author:  Lauren, serving on staff with Kaleo in New Orleans, LA. This is my second summer interning with Kaleo. I was excited: to see my friends that have turned into family, all of the people we have worked with in the French Quarter, and just to be back in the city God has strongly laid on my heart since 2012. … Read More

May His will be done in Portland

Ronnie DavisPortland, Uncategorized, Urban Ministry

Author:  Nico, serving on staff with Kaleo in Portland, OR. When I first heard was offered the Kaleo internship, I admittedly didn’t have much of an idea in terms of what to expect from an intensive, two-month internship dealing with high schoolers on short-term missions. Since I didn’t grow up in the church, I had never been on a “mission … Read More

New Orleans: An American City

Ronnie DavisNew Orleans, Uncategorized, Urban Ministry, Why We Do What We Do

Author: Adam, on staff in New Orleans, LA “In America, there might be better gastronomic destinations than New Orleans, but there is no place more uniquely wonderful.”- Anthony Bourdain Outside of Princess and the Frog, The Saints, Lil Wayne, Hurricane Katrina, and Anthony “Fear the Brow” Davis, I did not know much about New Orleans. Being here for a brief moment … Read More

Reflections from Portland

Ronnie DavisKaleo Staff, Portland

Author: Kira, on staff in Portland, Oregon I wasn’t sure what to expect when embarking on a trip to a new place, I only expected adventure. And an adventure it has been thus far. When I was presented with the opportunity to join the Kaleo staff I was so excited, yet with my excitement came a tinge of uncertainty. I wasn’t … Read More