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A SPECIAL APPROACH TO BUSINESS

My wife and I opened an ice cream shop three years ago, and it’s been an amazing experience for to our family. Not just the ice cream, although that’s good! It’s our 12 employees. All but one are young…

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BLESS-N-BASKET

I remember a time when family not only meant that which you were born into, but also the people around us who we “do life” with. God is the greatest advocate for community, and I do not believe it…

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THE NEIGHBOR BRIGADE

When people are going through a crisis, friends need to come alongside of them and lend their support. That is the mission of Neighbor Brigade, a nonprofit started by my childhood friend, Pam Manikas Washek. She was diagnosed with…

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ABIGAIL’S PLACE

My husband and I started Abigail’s Place in 2015, a ministry that offers people with special needs a chance to live independently. In 2013, we found a young man with special needs sleeping on the floor of a home…

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GOT ‘FREE’ MILK

In 2017, my oldest daughter started kindergarten. The school she attends has the highest poverty rate in our district, where 75% of the students receive a free or reduced lunch. So, there is a lot of need. A month…

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HEALTHY MEALS TO CANCER PATIENTS

I have worked in the cancer field my whole career. I’ve seen the struggles patients go through and how it permeates every facet of their lives. I know how difficult it is to get the right nutrition during different…

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THE LOVE KEPT MULTIPLYING

When Hurricane Florence hit Myrtle Beach, it left over 2,000 families without a home. They literally had nothing. I knew I had to do something to help. Growing up, my mom taught me we should love our neighbors and…

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SERVING OTHERS WITH FOOD

Food is the way God led me to serve. About 18 years ago, my husband first volunteered as a driver for a local food pantry in our home state, Alaska. Unlike most soup kitchens or food pantries, this food…

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A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON GIVING

My momma taught me to always help those who are less fortunate. She ingrained in me to “do unto others as you would want them to do unto you.” So that’s what I did. As a teenager, I would often volunteer…

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PRAYING FOR OUR SERVERS

As a children’s pastor, I’ve been blessed to have seen so many children come to Christ. There are few things more beautiful than seeing Jesus in a child’s eyes. But the bulk of my ministry happens outside the church…

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LITERALLY PLANTING SEEDS

I was looking for a way to help our local community. I absolutely love helping people because that’s how I came to know the love of Christ. I was at a low point in life and some Christians reached…

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REACHING OUT TO THE HOMELESS

I have always had an internal struggle when it comes to reaching out to the homeless. I grew up in a suburban town in New Jersey and I didn’t encounter many homeless people there. When I moved to Southern California to…

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LOVE-ON-THE-GO BAGS

I started putting together love-on-the go bags about five years ago. I got inspired while driving and consistently being stopped at a certain street corner where homeless people ask for money or help. I would scrounge in my car to try to…

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TAKING MEALS TO NEW PARENTS

As a mother of two, I know how important meals are for parents of newborns. During those first six months of being a new parent, life is crazy, and being able to provide homemade food or take-out to families…

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THE MISSION FIELD IS RIGHT HERE

Foreign mission fields are closer than you think. Throughout our lives, we have gone on short-term mission trips around the world. Our trips to extremely poor places enabled us to understand hunger and the effect it has on children.…

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LOOKING TO SERVE OTHERS

I battled a couple different types of cancer several years ago, and it sure underscored the limited amount of time we have here on earth. It also made me realize that I needed to give more of myself. One…

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LOAVES OF BREAD

Just as Jesus broke bread with his disciples, I enjoy sharing bread with others as a symbol of Christ’s love for us. Wednesday is coined ‘Bread Day’ at our house. It’s a process that takes a couple days, but…

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