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April 28, 2016

Nehemiah 4:9 But we prayed to our God and posted a guard day and night to meet this threat.

In some ways the Book of Nehemiah reminds me of the Letter of James in the New Testament, because it is both spiritual and intensely practical. 447 more words

Christian

Operation Christmas Child: Part 1

Not long after we arrived in Cameroon (maybe September?) Matthew came home from work one day and said that he had a surprise. He held out his hand and was holding a Operation Christmas Child lapel pin. 181 more words

God is Calling!

Whether we’re a regular follower of the news or just a casual reader, we can’t help but notice that the world is in a mess! From domestic issues to worldly disasters, it appears as if everything is coming undone at the seams. 1,593 more words

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Receiving a Samaritan's Purse

Our church was privileged to be one of the recipients of the American-based program Samaritan’s Purse where in children ranging from 2-13 years old can receive a box from the other side of the world containing items that would really put a smile on every child’s face. 292 more words

Faith

April OCC Collections

April is just around the corner, and that means I’m gearing up to start a new Operation Christmas Child collection theme at church. We collected soap and rags in January; toys, clothes and blankets for 2-4 year old girls in February; and we are wrapping up collections for 2-4 year old boys for the month of March. 637 more words

The Syrian Crisis & A Christian's Response

“One does not ask of one who suffers: What is your country and what is your religion? One merely says: You suffer, that is enough for me.” –Louis Pasteur… 657 more words

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There Will Be an Answer, Let it Be Volunteer Work

Some of the biggest generators of volunteer work are local churches and religious communities. According to a Canadian study in 2013 , religion was the fourth highest motivation for people to do volunteer work behind education and research, sports and recreation and social services. 974 more words

Volunteer Work