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Our Walk, Our Life, Our God

I had just shared my vision for ministry and how I wanted to help people affected by disasters. I was told that I should help support my ministry by charging people who have insurance so I can do free work for those who do not. When I responded that I don’t

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In-Country Missionaries, They Really Do Exist!

How Do You Get Paid? Often we’re asked some candid and to the point questions about our lives by people who hardly know us. It’s nothing new, it happens all the time. Over the years we’ve learned how to deal with these questions, but we still find them difficult at

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Hurricane Preparedness

 It’s official, tomorrow marks the first day of the 2018 hurricane season. If you live in an area prone to hurricanes, there’s a good chance you’re already well on your way to finishing your hurricane preparedness checklist. If not, there is still time to get everything in order so if

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Do You Have a Plan?

As tornado season gears up again, it’s time to talk about your disaster plan. What happens if you lose power for days, your house floods, or worse yet, it is destroyed by a tornado? What do you have planned in case of an emergency? As the saying goes, failing to prepare

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Crossing Denominational Lines

We have spent the last four months serving alongside a Southern Baptist church, which some might seem odd for full gospel Bible School graduates to do.  I mean,  we don’t  really believe the same way about everything in the Bible, do we?  Now you are the body of Christ, and each

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The Power of Hope

Hope can be a fickle condition. It comes as goes depending on how we feel. It seems to follow the lead of our emotional movements, showing up most prominent during moments of optimism. Hope is a very strong driving force that has been attributed to many people’s ability to overcome major obtacles in their lives.

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Life With Christ

“Life with Christ is a wonderful adventure” – Pope John Paul II. I think if there was a quote that defined our ministry, family, marriage, and our lives, this would be it. I never sat around as a child and dreamed of a normal American life. I dreamed of a

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Are You Prepared?

There is no question that every year the weather gets crazier and crazier. With tornado season already in full affect, the experts tell us now that we can expect this hurricane season to be the worst in record. Even if you don’t live in tornado alley or the Gulf Coast

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Louisiana Flooding

It’s impossible to watch the news without hearing stories about what is going on in Louisiana with the recent flooding. Some are calling it the 500 year flood. It has been said to be the worst natural disaster since Super Storm Sandy in 2012. With tens of thousands of homes

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Serve Tulsa

What is Serve Tulsa? Because we are not able to work in disasters every day of the year we are asked one question more than any other. The one question we are asked is what we do when we are not in a disaster helping? The answer to that question has always

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