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MENTORING YOUNG MOTHERS

When I had my first son, I stopped working and stayed home. I loved it, but after nine months, I started to go a little stir crazy and missed the socialization. That’s when a friend told me about MOPS—Mothers…

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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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THE POWER OF YOUR SHOES

Throughout my life, I have managed spherocytosis which causes a weak immune system. I’ve battled this disease and with each step, God has guided a sickly little girl into the strong youth pastor that I am today. Two weeks…

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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…

Food Unique Ministries

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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THE VAN MINISTRY

There are people in our community who would love to come to church, but they just don’t have the means to get there. Public transportation in our small city is infrequent and can be costly. But everyone deserves the…

Children Unique Ministries

A MINISTRY I NEVER WANTED

I thought I knew what it meant to follow Christ and to take up my cross. But, over the years, I have learned that God often gives us ministry opportunities that we’ve never asked for and certainly never wanted.…

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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…

Children Labor Unique Ministries

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…

Children Food Unique Ministries

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…

Labor Unique Ministries

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…

Labor Unique Ministries

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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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…

Prayer Unique Ministries

PRAYING FOR REFUGEE FAMILIES

As a seminary professor, my days are filled with theological questions, biblical languages, and the deep study of scripture. It’s a wonderful occupation and I love it. However, it is what I do outside of work that gives me the…

Labor Unique Ministries

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…

Labor Unique Ministries

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…

Labor Unique Ministries

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…