Who we Are
The Cageless Birds is a missional community founded by Jonathan and Melissa Helser. We live and work on 52 acres of land located in Sophia, North Carolina. Our ministry is dedicated to seeing hearts liberated by the love of God. We host worship gatherings and lead discipleship schools, retreats and camps for all ages known as the 18 Inch Journey. As a creative community we are devoted to wholehearted living and cultivating the arts through: writing books, recording original music, handcrafting leather goods and pottery, roasting coffee and creating visual art. All of the proceeds from these products enable us to continue leading schools and discipling hearts. Thank you for supporting the Cageless Birds.
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our latest volume in the cultivate series "The Art of connection", available now
"The Art of Connection" is the fifth volume in the Cultivate devotional book series and was written with your most significant relationships in mind. Volume V is designed to encourage and empower you to pursue healthy and thriving relationships in marriage, parenting, dating and relating to your parents. It is full of prompts and practical tools created to help you identify your need for connection and establish new ways of processing and pursuing family relationships. May The Art of Connection fill you with courage, hope and healthy perspective for God-centered relationships with those who mean the most to you. Available in our online store.
The Cageless Birds have five creative departments within the collective. Each of these departments and brands are dedicated to quality product that inspires beauty and intentionality in your every day life. Our brands include: Cultivate, a devotional designed to inspire daily connection with God, Maker Coffee, a small-batch roasting company that provides quality, flavorful coffee to fuel creativity, Cageless Birds Music Studio, dedicated to releasing authentic worship albums, a handcrafted leather goods department that produces one-of-a-kind journals, wallets and handbags, and a ceramics studio that creates unique and functional ceramic ware for the home.
"He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners."
— Isaiah 61:1