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Pray and Serve!

May 31, 2013

The multiple tornadoes that have hit Oklahoma once again serve as a reminder that God is the only one in control and we must continue to lean on our faith during times of significant tragedy. We sit and watch this on the television and are in awe of the power of nature. What are we to do? How are we to handle this horrific...

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Volunteers Welcome!
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Volunteers Welcome!

May 30, 2013

I get so excited almost on a daily basis as we have kids and adults that come to our offices to volunteer to help put together information in support our efforts around the world. These people are so enthusiastic and yet they have a passion, a passion to serve. Its addictive and we thrive on their excitement! Volunteers are special in that they are...

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Now What Do We Do?
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Now What Do We Do?

May 29, 2013

This time of year is always so exciting. Many are involved in graduations and the end of the school year. It is also a time where reality starts to hit us squarely in the face as time moves so much quicker than it seems. It's always fun to see families gather to celebrate a special time like graduation. The excitement on the kids faces...

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The Future
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The Future

May 28, 2013

I had a great opportunity to speak to 170 6th Grade kids and their teachers today about service and why it was important for all of us to reach out and help others. I love kids and their zest for life. Let's face it, they are the future generation of people with skills than can make a difference. Many people go through life ignoring...

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Honor those that serve!
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May 27, 2013 is Memorial Day in the United States. A national holiday that is the most solemn of all holidays as American's take time to honor those that have served in the military throughout the world. There are many that may ask, why did you choose to bring this up on the “Optimizing Ministry” blog? It's a very simple answer, and one I...

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