Musings of Joel Hamernick on the city, the gospel and the poor. City of joy. City of pain. City of life. City of death. City of neighborhoods. City of nations. Through all things, finding God at work: City Grace.
I am the husband of Paula (since Dec, 1988!) and the father of 7 kids (5 boys, 2 girls). Jared, Josiah, Caleb, Karissa, Corban, Caden and Kaylie.
We live and minister in the historic Southside of Chicago area known as Bronzeville and Woodlawn.
I am the executive director of Sunshine Gospel Ministries which provides youth outreach/mentoring, camping for urban youth, a community tech center, and a missions program for college students (Bridgebuilders).