Faith & Family Summer 2020 - Page 19

DESPERATION CHURCH Paying off DEBT Story By Jake Winfrey Photos Contributed by Desperation Church Desperation Church is, quite literally, paying it forward. The local church recently partnered with RIP Medical Debt to help struggling, lowincome families. According to Executive Pastor Cody Miller, they were able to raise $20,000 dollars in a short period of time, which allowed the church to purchase around $2M in debt. “Instead of collecting on that debt, we forgave it,” Miller said. “We were able to help out Faith & Family | 19