Pastor Brooks received a generous donation from Tyler Perry that met his goal and he's come down off the roof! He provided Beliefnet with this update:
"When I got the phone call, I was extremely ecstatic. I was hysterical and tried my best not to cry. It was early and I got text and tweets from people congratulating me. It took a minute for it to hit me. But just that quick I was on the phone Tom Joyner and Tyler Perry.
"The next step is to raise $15 million. We have been blessed with the offer from Perkins + Will Architecture firm to design the community center. So we are just attacking the fundraising issue. But my faith has increased. The more we walk in our faith, the more God meets us with each step. To others $15 million is a lot, but for God’s economy, it’s a drop in the bucket.
"I had many 'Rooftop Revelations,' as I call them. But there is one thing I learned and I hope others witnessed; when they see this community center being built, they're going to be reminded that one person can change things. I know that this was just one battle that was won. It was great and God did it. He will do it again.
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