Entries by Jesse Dance

George Moss – Bio

George Moss is a Grand Rapids native that has been in church mostly all of his life. His Christian Hip-hop journey started in 1996 as a youth leader at his local church. In the year 2002, soon after graduating high school, George embarked on his first Christian rap tour, and toured regularly over the next […]

Tom DeVries

A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Tom DeVries has been affiliated with Bridge Street Ministries for the better part of 10 years now. In 2018 Tom retired from pastoring, after 17 years at Middleville Christian Reformed church. He started pastoring in 1978 under BSM’s own Adam Vanderwell’s grandfather Howard Vanderwell in Cutlerville. During his 40 […]

Courtney Porte

Courtney and her husband, Alex lived on Bridge Street and volunteered with Bridge Street Ministries for the first four years of their marriage. It was through their involvement with the BSM community that God ignited a compassion for individuals affected by poverty and a conviction to live in under privileged communities.   Today, Courtney, Alex, […]

George Moss

George Dean Washington Moss III (born September 23, 1982) is an American Christian hip hop musician and founder of clothing line Oxen Apparel. He was a member of Christian hip hop group, UN1ON. His first studio album, All or Nothing, was released by Dreamlight Entertainment, in 2008, with the singles, “Whoa!” and “Transparent”. The subsequent studio album, It’s Time, was […]

John D. Booy

John Booy graduated from Calvin College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education, with majors in Psychology and Sociology, in 1974. Following graduation, he began teaching for the Grand Rapids Public Schools at Beckwith Elementary. He received his Master of Arts degree in Teaching from Calvin College in 1981 and co-founded The Potter’s […]