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RECENT BLOG POSTS

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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Late October Partner Letter

We’re Going Back to Louisiana We are currently planning two trips to Lafayette, LA to help in the rebuild effort. One will be Nov. 10th-13th, partnering with Occupied Church, and the other will be Dec. (Date TBD). If you are interested in either of these trips please let us know by filling out our

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Early October Partner Letter

This is a late September, early October addition of our monthly partner letter. You can expect another mid-late October. Louisiana Flood Relief Work We have been blessed to be a part of the cleanup and recovery efforts in and around Lafayette, LA from August 21-September 22. We have been working with Our Savior’s Church

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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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May 2016

Tulsa Tornado Round II April 26 we saw our second tornado in the Tulsa area. This one was smaller, an EF-1, and a bit closer to our home, passing only a mile south of us. Thankfully there were only minor injuries. It caused some small structural damage.  Once again we

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January Update!

From a Director’s Heart “For everything there is a season…”- Ecclesiastes 3:1. This scripture has been resonating in me for a few months now. We are in a different season! As you know, Dara and I are expecting our first baby in March. In September, we became associate pastors at

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Meet Jason Schneider

Disaster Relief Coordinator, Abiding Word Church, Sterling, IL I did not grow up attending church; no one in my family did really. I attended church a few times a year with my wife when she would ask me to go with her. I enjoyed going with her and listening to

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June Partner Letter

Serving in San Marcos, Texas: Helping Affected Families in the Name of Jesus! The Memorial Day Weekend storm systems brought heavy rain and flooding to Hays County, Texas. The predominantly Hispanic community of San Marcos was heavily affected, as was the neighboring town of Wimberly. We are blessed to be spending three

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May Partner Letter

Bridge Creek, Oklahoma: Helping Affected Families in the Name of Jesus! Last Wednesday evening, an EF-3 ornado hit several small communities in central Oklahoma. None were hit harder that Bridge Creek, OK. We were able to spend a few days working with local residents and helping them cut trees and clean up

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July Partner Letter

Stepping Out! We seem to be in a season of expansion here at Right Side Up Ministries. In every area of our lives and ministry, God seems to be pushing us to go further, to grow deeper, and to believe bigger than we ever had before. We have spent the

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