At Providence Homes we have built more than 900 ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes for families’ right here in Jacksonville, Florida! Every new home we build is inspected and tested by an independent rater to ensure our homes meet or exceed the strict US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy requirements needed to earn the ENERGY STAR® Label. In recognition of our committment, Providence Homes has received the 2015 & 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award honoring our leadership in building comfortable, durable and healthy high performance homes. On average, our homes are 33% more energy efficient than typical new code built homes and over 48% more efficient than a home built to code five (5) years ago. Discover the difference of owning a new 100% ENERGY STAR® Certified Providence Home.
4901 Belfort Road, Suite 140
Jacksonville, FL 32256
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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…