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Serving Jesus Christ in the Streets of Milwaukee
Milwaukee's Media Van in Action
Affiliated with BASICS in Milwaukee, the Mobile Media Ministry is designed to serve and bring hope to urban Milwaukee. On the outside, large LED screens cover one side of the van, showing inspirational videos. On the inside there are tables and refreshments. Whether it’s Sunday school for kids, a respite for homeless, or a good time of worship on wheels, we at the Mobile Media Ministry desire to reach the parks and street corners with the Good News and love of Christ in a genuine and biblical way.
John Jones loves the Lord. He was happily married for twenty-seven years to his beautiful wife, Lori until her untimely death to cancer. He is a father of five and a grandfather to seven charming grandchildren, as well as a Vietnam War veteran.
He worked at Milwaukee’s WTMJ Channel 4 news station for eight years as an “on location” cameraman, then worked for the next thirty – plus years as Video Director at Elmbrook Church.
Having nearly forty years of video production experience, John loves to visualize and share what the Lord has done through the eye of a video camera.
The Lord brought us these people and moments in His perfect timing and circumstance; nothing was wasted.
Though their time was short, the team felt blessed, certain that a large part of their calling was to the young people.
Many things are different from the last summer season for the Media Van, yet other things have stayed the same.
All things considered, we think many “seeds were planted.” We can’t say if anyone accepted the Lord’s salvation that day, but we do know He was glorified.
But the videos, which were some of the best yet, were constantly playing on the screens and their music could be heard from all around Clark House… much like seeing the star over Bethlehem.
John and Sammi cleaned up the Media Van headquarters and set up an “end of the summer” reception for all the major donors from across the years.