Nadra Kareem Nittle

Nadra Kareem Nittle has written for Outreach magazine since 2009. She has written about faith and other issues for a number of publications and websites, including the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education,'s Race Relations website,, PRISM magazine and the Inland Valley Times. She lives with her husband in Los Angeles.

Rideshare Redemption

Over the past two years alone, about 25 customers have accepted Christ, Hickman reports.

Part of the Team

The students appreciate the notes church volunteers leave for them, which address specific prayer requests, contain Scripture or offer encouraging words. The athletes are most grateful, however, when Oak View volunteers show up to their games.

Chemistry and the Cross

The event proved so popular that Cross Point ended up holding two more of these science-based events. The church also used its established partnerships with local schools to hold science days at two campuses at which students seized the opportunity to build and fly rockets, construct a bridge, conduct experiments, perform a bounce test and other fun and educational activities.

An Easter Feast

Providing these groceries is just one way Madison Hills has served its neighbors through food.

Bear Hugs

Until their participation in the ministry, the children had never thought about how such a small thing like a stuffed animal could help a child in distress.

A Space to Create Art

Faith- and non-faith-based community groups can use these performance spaces for concerts and recitals.

Feeding the Community Together

Hard-hit by the pandemic’s economic fallout, the churches realized that people in New Berlin still need assistance securing basic necessities like food.

Special Delivery

The outreach entails purchasing the goods most requested by people in need, and packing those items into boxes that volunteers then deliver to food pantries, shelters and underserved neighborhoods.