• Mama Was Right!

    The Importance of Honor

  • Resurrection & Power

    We need a Yada Moment

  • Church-Quake!

    The shaking in preparation for the harvest!

  • The Art of Kintsugi

    God can turn our brokenness into something valuable

Dr. J. Doug Stringer
Founder and President,
Turning Point Ministries
Somebody Cares
America / International

Dr. J. Doug Stringer is founder and president of Turning Point Ministries International, which birthed an international movement known as Somebody Cares, a network of organizations impacting their communities through unified grassroots efforts. Doug began identifying community needs through his work in the inner-city of Houston, Texas in 1981.


The Mended Net or The Welfare Net?

What if economic downturns lead the government to cutback on welfare and other benefits that have become a lifeline for some Americans? What if legislation were passed which reduces or eliminates tax benefits for charitable contributions? Questions such as these were posed in the 1990s when the strategic initiative of the Somebody Cares network began. […]


Houston… Isaiah 1

My heart is heavy for my city, Houston. It’s hard to believe that only around 150,000 in a city of a few million, cared enough to vote their convictions during our recent Mayoral and City Council runoff elections, with so much at stake. My spirit is grieved for the Church. Months ago I sensed the […]


The Big Business Bail-Out and the Unforgiving Servant: All That Can Be Shaken, Will Be Shaken Part 2

Remember the days when Opening Day of baseball season was a family event? Or any ball game, for that matter. Today, the average working man has to make a significant sacrifice to pay for tickets, parking, and concessions just to take his family to a ballgame. The same is true if a mom or dad […]


Praying Effectively…. Through Times of Challenge

The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much. (James 5:16b NKJ) “Prayer is so much more than handing a list of requests to God. If you want earth shaking results, you will be required to travail until heaven’s plan becomes a reality on earth. “If we are honest with ourselves, we must admit […]