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Appreciating the abundance we’ve been given can help us and our children gain a perspective that empowers us to live generously.

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Every year, teams of students in our Leadership Development Program, spend at least ten days in remote villages of Uganda, serving the local people in those communities. They participate in projects such as home shelter construction, build latrines for child development centers, rehabilitate roads or clean village water sources.

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Instead of focusing solely on places to send our money, let’s take a look into ways we can give of our time, money, and talents—in every season.

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Jun 19 2012

We Are Chosen

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Through his sponsor’s letters, Erlan grew to become a self-confident person. And through his sponsor’s faithfulness, he accepted Jesus as his Savior.

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Feb 23 2012

The Joy of Serving

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Each day we have the choice to choose life or death. To worship God by serving each other with joy or to expect others to serve us.

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Feb 22 2012

The Compassion Life

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Rev. Everett Swanson laid a foundation for us. Jesus laid a foundation for the whole Church. Let each of us take care how we build upon it.

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Our ministry has the opportunity to grow, to reach more souls — to shape our world. To do this, we need a strategy.

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If you will love God with your whole heart and trust fully in Him, He will direct you. He wants to use your gifts and experiences to accomplish His perfect plan for your life. Where will loving God lead you?

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The actions of the Christian community serving the poor are what show them there is something truly different about this Jesus… something that is, in fact, life changing.

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Jim Finwick, Vice President of Technology, spoke to employees during our June 15, 2011 chapel and exposed some plays in the Devil’s playbook, so we may effectively stand against the schemes of the devil.

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Around the globe there are many “little ones” who follow Christ, yet who are easily oppressed, powerless and defenseless. It is within our ability to care for them in tangible ways, extending simple offerings to meet needs and ease suffering. The promised reward for doing this is not an obligation, but a free gift from…

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After learning that his wife was expecting a second child, Giovanna’s father became angry and asked her to have an abortion. But the young mother decided to have her baby. She found out that her husband had another woman and already had children with her, so Giovanna’s mother kicked her husband out of the…

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I read a blog post the other day that I want to share with you. It’s titled Why I Stopped Serving the Poor, and it was written by Claudio Oliver of Curitiba, Brazil. His grandparents founded the Salvation Army in Brazil.
“Without exception, rich and poor have the same conviction that what they need…

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Feb 25 2008

Mayonnaise Sandwiches

What connection is there between mayonnaise sandwiches and your spiritual journey?

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