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Feb 9 Cardboard Throwdown

Posted by Kids Ministry

Think you’ve got what it takes to craft a top-of-the-line supercar? One that will stun and amaze not only your friends, but their dads as well? Then you won’t want to miss The Well’s first ever Cardboard Throwdown! Show off your cardboard-crafting skills while taking in the movie Cars and hanging… More


Feb 2 Following the Call Part 4: Applications and Orientations

Posted by BaCall Burns

I hate unfinished things. I think I might have mentioned that before. It’s this weird feeling I have, like things aren’t real until they are actually complete. I can’t get excited about going to Disneyland until I am standing in the park. I can’t believe I am going on an international adventure… More


Jan 25 Mythological Colorblindness

Posted by Alex Wilson

One day when meeting with a friend, we were interrupted when someone needed her attention. She looked at me and said, “Hey, can you walk to the lobby with me?” “Why?” I asked. “Because this person is a little hostile,” she explained. I agreed to help and walked with her to the lobby to meet… More


Jan 23 Literacy Mentoring Video

Posted by The Well Video Team

Literacy is a major issue in our city, where countless kids cannot read at their grade level. Hear stories of our people who have walked through it, and learn what you can do to be a part of the solution. Become a Literacy Mentor. More


Jan 18 Changing the Future of Fresno

Posted by Andrew Feil

For most Well families the ability to read is something we take for granted. Books were aplenty in our homes and still are. Imagine living in a home that doesn’t have any books, much less a bookshelf. Mom loves and works hard for you, but has little to give after her second part-time job ends at… More


Jan 17 Orphan Care Video

Posted by The Well Video Team

Hear stories of people from The Well who have been personally impacted by fostering and adoption, and consider what you could do to care for those who have no one to care for them. More


Jan 16 Letting Go, Leaning in and Learning More

Posted by Chris Schultz

I’ve been asked at least 100 times how my sabbatical was. It’s hard to put into words all that I encountered and learned during my time away. During my sabbatical season I was given permission to LET GO, LEAN IN and LEARN MORE. I will always be grateful to the elders at The Well for the space I… More


Jan 11 Mommy Wonder

Posted by Erin Obwald

Adoption is funny. It’s one of those things you won’t fully understand until it’s happens, like marriage, being a parent, being a certain profession, or [fill in the blank]. Here is a glimpse into my story. Married, with three biological children, my husband and I found ourselves heartbroken… More


Jan 10 Caring For the Least of These

Posted by Caitlin Snee

For a year and a half, my husband and I had been foster parents in Southern California. After moving to Fresno last December, we were required to start the whole certification process all over again. But we knew this is what the Lord wanted from us, so we completed the lengthy paperwork… More