At our core, BASICS is brothers and sisters in Christ serving together through prayer, care, share and prepare, bringing the hope of Jesus Christ to Milwaukee.
Following God’s direction, Arn Quakkelaar and Mark Mallwitz have laid a strong foundation to impact Milwaukee, building relationships of trust and serving, linking urban to suburban, breaking down walls of racial divide and misunderstanding, and in their place building bridges of unity, friendship and love.
We see BASICS as the hub of a spinner, seamlessly connecting kingdom-minded churches and ministries, through ongoing relationships, fanning into flame their calling, helping them to fulfill the Great Commission, through connections, resources, experience and encouragement!
We need to continue to bridge bridges of opportunity to serve, where God can see His body gather together in unity. As we practice loving others in both practical and spiritual ways, the result will be changed lives and transformed families and culture.
Our objectives are to:
We are excited to work with this amazing team of staff, volunteers and Ministers to Milwaukee that God has put into place, as well as those He is about to bring for His Glory, in the city of Milwaukee! It is truly our privilege to serve with BASICS in every way HE allows!
“Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to the building up of one another.” Romans 14:19
- Gary & Laurie Hendrickson, Co-Presidents