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HELPING PEOPLE MEET JESUS

I was born in Brazil and moved to North Carolina with my family when I was 11. During high school, I was an agnostic or maybe an atheist. But, after wrestling with my thoughts about God, I came to…

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A DIFFERENT LIFE THAN I EXPECTED

I am a missionary kid. I grew up in Panama where I joined my parents in ministry throughout the country. I saw God do some pretty amazing things. When I was a child, I was called to missions. Honestly,…

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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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DISCIPLING HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS

High school was pretty rough for me. I spent those years struggling with identity and friendships, so when I graduated, I declared I would never go back. Of course, God, with His sense of humor, had other plans. During…

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POURING MYSELF INTO MY PLAYERS

To most, I am known as simply “Coach.” As the local high school’s football coach, I spend a great deal of time with high school boys. Many of them come from broken homes and could very easily end up on…

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THE SERVANT PASTOR

To a lot of people, the word “pastor” implies leading without serving. The truth is so much different. We are part of the body of Christ, just like people in our congregation. I felt called to the ministry in…

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GOWNS FOR HIS GLORY

Gowns for His Glory started with a dream seven years ago to provide prom dresses and accessories to area high school girls free of charge. Prom is one of the most expensive nights in high school and no matter…

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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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LOVING YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF

It is not very often that one can drive down a street and see tangible results of their volunteer work. But this is a gift I receive by volunteering with Christmas In Action – Spartanburg, a small nonprofit that aids…

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PRETTY AND PRICELESS

For so long in Ghana, women were not treated equally. A decade ago, most girls here were not allowed to go to school because it was believed that only men were supposed to be educated—they were the bread winners.…

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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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GIVING BACK TO MISSIONARIES

I am a dentist. It’s a small thing, really, but helping people with their dental hygiene is a passion of mine. I know that my patients’ dental health reflects their overall health. It’s why I check for types of…

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EXTENDING GRACE IN THE CLASSROOM

Academia is not an easy setting to proclaim Christ, but Jesus didn’t call us to do what is easy. As a chemistry professor at our local community college, my faith is not checked at the door. In my discussions…

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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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MINISTERING TO THE HOMELESS

It’s amazing who the Lord chooses to use in ministry. I grew up in a family of non-believers that rarely went to church. But I found the Lord through reading the Bible. I knew I was being called into…

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THE LORD GUIDES OUR BUSINESS

Several years ago, an opportunity landed in our laps to start our own business. The steps leading to this seemed like it was divine intervention. But I was still full of anxiety because I had never run my own…

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A BREAKDANCING MINISTRY

I am in full-time ministry and married to the love of my life. We have with four young children under the age of five. Oh, and I happen to enjoy breakdancing. My ministry is not what you would normally…

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SELLING HOUSES, SHARING JESUS

I was working as a hairdresser while going to college in Hawaii. After I graduated, one of my clients asked me to help in her real estate brokerage firm. She had seen my love for people and wanted me…

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HELPING IN TIME OF NEED

On the Sunday after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, I got up to go to church but I couldn’t make it out of my driveway. I was stuck in my house for hours and saw television reports all morning about…

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WONDERFUL THEME PARKS

When God placed individuals with special needs on my heart back in high school, I had no way of knowing He was already preparing me for life with my daughter, Morgan. She has physical and cognitive special needs. Loving…

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KEEPING KENYAN KIDS OUT OF GANGS

Growing up with an absent father took a great toll on me, my siblings and my mother. I survived one struggle after another, but through God’s mercy, I was able to finalize my studies. After school, life was still…