DESIRE TO REVITALIZE
Concentrated poverty, failing schools, unsafe streets, deteriorated housing, high unemployment, inadequate health care. Under-resourced neighborhoods face some of the toughest challenges in the United States today.
Desire Street, our ministry leader partners, and the neighbors they love and serve alongside, seek to revitalize neighborhoods like these every day. By using a partnership approach to help leaders thrive, they navigate the waters of ministry in their own communities. Each has different dreams, needs, goals, and histories–where God was at work long before we showed up.
The road to revitalization is definitely a marathon, not a sprint. Together our family of supporters, staff, and coaches walk with leaders on the road to a brighter future for children and families who live there. Join us here at the intersection of lives, leaders, and neighborhoods!
Danny Wuerffel, Executive Director
Encourage. Equip. Connect.
DESIRE TO REACH
WHAT WE DO
We help leaders stay on the field, where they reach kids and families living in under-served neighborhoods. Most leaders in these areas burn out in 5 years, so we come alongside to help them not only survive, but thrive for the long run needed to see revitalization.
WHO WE HELP
Desire Street coaches and cares for ministry leaders who are reaching hundreds of kids and families living in under-resourced neighborhoods across multiple cities and states.
WHY WE CARE
In the Bible, Jesus told us to love the Lord our God…and to love our neighbors as ourselves. (Matt. 22:36-40). Our mission is to love our neighbor by the work we do.
DESIRE TO ENGAGE
Turning Barriers Into Bridges
The Visionaries TV series has produced a documentary featuring Desire Street Ministries! We’re excited that the 30-minute show, entitled “Turning Barriers Into Bridges” also showcases the work of some of our local ministry partners. It is beginning to air on public television stations, so click to learn more!
Registration is OPEN! 2019 Desire Cup Golf Tournament and Gala
Plan today to join us at TPC Sawgrass on October 31 – November 1. All proceeds benefit the mission of Desire Street Ministries. It’s a great RIVALRY for a CAUSE!
Executive Director Danny Wuerffel has led Desire Street since 2006, using his skills as an outstanding quarterback to benefit others. Read the story of how this Heisman winner’s passion for football has been morphed by God into a passion to make a difference for those who didn’t have the same opportunities. You’ll find him today focused on the intersection of lives, leaders, and neighborhoods.
Be Our Champion
Revitalization is a marathon, not a sprint. We need to be there for ministry leaders as they serve alongside their neighbors in under-resourced neighborhoods. Desire Street Champions spur leaders on to the finish line by giving monthly so Desire Street can coach and care for these heroes. No matter the amount, it really adds up!
As a believer and follower of Jesus Christ, like many others, I often contemplate how God most desires to use my life and witness for his glory. He clearly calls me to love him (Deut 6:5), to love my neighbors (Matt 22:39), and to make disciples (Matt 28:19). In...
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