Porchlight Developments is the product of two great companies merging their collective talents and abilities, crafting a new vision of what home building can become. With more than forty-five years of collective home building experience, Compass Rose Homes and Oak Park Living have been laser-focused on meeting the needs of homeowners, with innovative product and a customer driven experience. What became obvious after working together for the past seven years is that our values and love of home building drew us together; it only made sense to create a new entity that we can build together. We are confident that our new company will lead the industry, and create a lasting legacy that our homeowners and we can be proud of.
414 Main St.
Turner Valley, AB
Owner & CEO
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Prior to becoming a Christian eight years ago Faustin Nsengimana’s life was a mess. Faustin was an alcoholic and in terrible physical condition. He severely neglected his family. He was physically and emotionally abusive to his wife and kids, and careless about his kids’ education, food, health insurance, and other basic needs. Faustin said that his kids would sit at home while he drank because he would not pay for them to go to school. He also said that he didn’t even really know what “mutuelle” (health insurance) was at the time. He was only concerned about himself and getting drunk… “I only saved my money in bars.” At his lowest point, he realized that God had bigger plans for him.
Pastor Joel’s story is a beautiful picture of interdependency – a mutual seeing and meeting of needs. Interdependency provides a firm foundation for healthy societal, relational, spiritual, and economic development.
How would you describe poverty? Poverty is best understood as brokenness. Brokenness in relationships, brokenness in access to resources, brokenness in opportunities, spiritual brokenness… On my recent trip to the Dominican Republic with the Keystone Custom Homes team, what I saw in our associates wasn’t poverty. I saw dignity…