“It looks like they closed the park down the street so our kids don’t really have a place to go and play. We also could really use some good road and sidewalk improvements around here.” This was the first time the two families had met. The man in the middle is a new pastor in the area. He has a brand new baby girl at home. The woman on the left is originally from New Jersey. The two kids on the right appear to be bored with our conversation and are engaged in their own.