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A FATHER’S LEGACY

My father came to this great country for a better life. He came to know the Lord Jesus as his personal savior and his change meant great persecution. When he arrived in the United States, he dedicated his life…

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WORKING WITH THE YOUTH MINISTRY

The teenage years are crucial for a child, so when our older daughter was joining the church’s youth group, we decided to become youth leaders. We planned to continue until our younger daughter graduated from high school. We just…

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MEETING THEIR BASIC NEEDS

People often think about meeting others’ needs when it comes to housing, food, and clothing. But, people tend to forget about other basic needs, such as the ability to do laundry. Coming from a social worker background, I spent…

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THE HEART OF WORSHIP

I used to wonder how God would ever use a simple girl like me for His own good purpose. But that became abundantly clear when I realized the musical gifts He gave me. Ever since I was young, music…

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SERVING THE CHURCH VOLUNTEERS

I am a people person. It’s just the way God made me. Growing up, I was always in trouble in class for talking and no matter how hard I tried, I just couldn’t stop. Now I know why: It’s…

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BEHIND THE SCENES

For a long time, I just went to church. I didn’t want to be too involved because being out front is pretty scary. I don’t know a lot of scripture or a lot about theology, so I felt I…

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HUMBLY SERVING GOD’S PEOPLE

I started working in the GE factory when I graduated from high school. I worked there until the day they shut it down, 20 years later. For months, I had been trying to find a job knowing that mine…

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A WARM SMILE AND LISTENING EAR

About five years ago, I started volunteering as a door greeter at church. It was fun since my whole job was just welcoming people into church. Since my son was in high school and my husband served in a…

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GETTING INVOLVED IN THEIR LIVES

As a father of three, my life is pretty busy. My evenings are filled with volleyball games, track meets, and dance recitals as I work to be the best dad I can be. Wednesdays nights, though, are my sacred…

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THE CHURCH PIANIST

I love music. I appreciate music of all types, but I am particularly fond of church music. This is probably why I’ve played the piano and organ in churches for the last 50 years. I began playing piano at…

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NOT SITTING AND SOAKING

I don’t think we, as Christians, were called to “sit and soak” at church, so I explored ways to get involved on Sundays. After seeing all the needs, I started volunteering with the baptism team. On the first Sunday…

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BUT I CAN STILL PRAY

For years, my husband and I taught Sunday school. We were both very outgoing and loved to pour ourselves into other people. We found a great way to do this was to lead a class of married couples. At…