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Books we are reading

Books we are Reading and Update on Ruthie

I, Kim, am currently reading this book, Sitting at the feet of Rabbi Jesus, How the Jewishness of Jesus can Tranform your Faith.  This book was actually recommended to me by

downloadJoel’s mom, Ruthie.  When she was reading this book,

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A Lenten Reflection from Joel

Lent is a season of soul-searching, repentance and reflection.  It is a season for contemplation and taking stock.  Lent originated in the earliest days of the Christian Church as a preparatory time for Easter, when the faithful rededicated themselves and

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When Helping Hurts-Delp THOUGHTS!

 

 

 

 

You may be wondering, now that we have finished reading When Helping Hurts, what our opinion is/was.  Well, we DEFINITELY recommend reading it, and it’s not just for those in ministry positions, but for any Christian

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When Helping Hurts-Final Chapter (9)

 

 

This is the final chapter of When Helping Hurts.  Chapter 9 is a pretty ‘meaty’ chapter as far as information.  We will spare you all of the meaty parts and pull out the info that we feel

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When Helping Hurts: Chapter 8 Summary

 

 

 

Chapter 8 of When Helping Hurts is a great chapter with a lot of practical information, a lot of which, Joel and I did not know.  This chapter discusses this fact:

“For the first time in U.S.

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When Helping Hurts: Chapter 7

This is chapter is all about Short-Term Mission (STM) teams, mission teams sent from the U.S. and other developed countries to go and help in developing countries.  I have to say it is good I (Joel) read this chapter a

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Christmas Newsletter available for Download

Christmas_2011_Newsletter

Our December 2011 Newsletter is available for download (Just click the link above!). You can see what all has been happening with us since our last official update in September as well as you can get an

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Fathers – A Light but Good Read

“A Man of Honor — Inspiration and Wisdom to Celebrate Fatherhood” is a good read for all you fathers out there.  It’s filled with lots of quotes, bible verses and stories about parenting and fatherhood.  There is a lot that

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September Newsletter Released

SEPTEMBER 2011 NEWSLETTER (CLICK HERE)

Our September 2011 Newsletter is available for download (Just click the link above!). You can see what all has been happening with us since our last official update in June.  Also, please note

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When Helping Hurts: Chapter 6

This chapter expands and goes into great detail about the participation level of the community that is being served in the process of determining and implementing a strategy for poverty alleviation.  The authors provide a continuum where they show the

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