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Leadership Residency | Duane Porter

With deep gratitude, we would like to express our heartfelt appreciation for the overwhelming support you have given to us in God's relentless pursuit of those who are far away from Him. Through guidance, coaching, prayer, teaching, finances, sharing, and encouragement, you continually inspire and empower us along this journey of changing lives by following Christ on the south side of Chicago.

Even after reading Exponential and our first meeting with Patrick at the Yellow Box, we had no idea of the amazing opportunities that God would provide through our relationship.  Both of us thoroughly enjoyed our Tuesday nights at the Leadership Training Center where we received practical, tangible, and transformational information for leading and serving others in ministry.  

Being with you the first Sunday in 2016 for three awesome celebration services was special to us, as well.  Having you support, pray for, encourage, and commission us to fulfill God’s mission and purpose for our lives was the perfect way to start this new year!

As the apostle Paul said, we cannot help but thank God every time we remember you, New Thing and Community Christian – the people, the prayers, the powerful words, and the partnership in spreading the gospel of Jesus.  As we take the life-changing message and methodology of Christ into other communities and college campuses in the city of Chicago, through Impact Life Church, I am excited about what God will do.  

Again, thank you for your love.  Thank you for your support. Thank you for your prayers.  Thank you for your encouragement. Thank you for everything.