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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…

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THE PRAYING TEACHER

I’m a teacher in a public elementary school. As a follower of Christ, I have always felt working in a public school is my mission field. I feel the Lord has called me to do what I can to…

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STUDYING WHAT IS IMPORTANT

As early as the first grade, I remember hating school. While my older brothers were studying and succeeding in their academic endeavors, I was staring at the classroom clock, waiting for the bell to ring. As I approached the…

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SERVING THE HOMELESS IN ISRAEL

My husband and I live in Ashkelon, Israel. We serve the homeless, the drug addicts and prostitutes in the streets of Tel Aviv. These young men and women don’t know God when they first come in. They don’t know…

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SETTING A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE

When my husband was deployed a few months ago, our son was very sad. He had never been away from his dad and he really missed him. Of all things, they had a special bond of doing yard work…

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MENTORING YOUNG MEN

I never thought I’d quit my job as a fire fighter and go into full time ministry, teaching unemployed young men the art of wordworking. But I felt the Lord’s calling and you don’t say no when you hear…

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SERVING PATIENTS WITH COMPASSION

I always had nursing in the back of my mind as a career, but I chose a different major in college. After receiving a bachelors degree, I wondered what I would do. My husband and I brainstormed my next…

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JEWELRY WITH A MESSAGE

I’ve always loved music. One of my earliest memories is standing on a pew between my mother and father on a Sunday morning, hymnal in hand, singing to Jesus. And I’ve also always loved crafting. It brings me so much…

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GOD KNOWS MY EVERY NEED

I run a small pet grooming business. Sometimes, it’s difficult to compete against huge corporations, but somehow God provides for me in the most intimate of ways. I still have concerns about the business, but even when I’m not…