An incredible Life-Giving story

We need to hear stories, and especially encouraging stories. Here is one that brought out hearts and souls life. May you be encouraged by it too! It’s simply overwhelming and humbling to watch some of the things we get to in the relationships that we encounter. I’d like to share a story with you from last week. I went out to a neighboring city to visit a pastor that I…

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We made it 1 year!

We’ve made it! We made it a whole year with Doing Family Right and it has been awesome! Here is a list of attributes we can attribute to the last year: -Deeply challenging -Growing -Encouraging -Refreshing -Stretching -Invigorating -Scary Yes, Scary. You see we stepped WAY out of our comfort zones on this one. Moving across the country for a job is one thing but moving to no house and…

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Our March Update: Community

March 2013 The joy of fundraising… finding true community As most of you know, our position with DFR (Doing Family Right) is one that requires us to raise support (or in other words we ask individuals we know to consider praying and donating to us in order for us to financially support our family). The money donated is tax-deductible for those who give- which I suppose officially makes us a…

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Fundraising Part 2: Foundation and Freedom

I have always been someone who tithed, in fact I would do so without thinking about it… to the extent that the idea of auto withdrawal was a relief, because then I wouldn’t forget to do it. I believe I had a healthy concept of tithing, giving my first fruits etc… even to the extent of being uncomfortable. The issue I ran into was that I never really allowed myself…

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Thoughts on Fundraising: Part 1

I was thinking about the concept of “support raising” or “fundraising” and wondering about the general response of people who hear that term. I’m sure that many have no idea what it means and others are actually offended by it, feeling as if its all about people begging for money… particularly people who can’t find a “real job.” Still others debate that they work hard for their money… so should…

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Loss and Dreams being fulfilled

I was thinking about dreams and the current culmination of ours as we head into our work with Doing Family Right. And I found myself thinking about what we have to give up in order to have our dreams… and maybe even what other ways God blesses us when we listen. GOD’S DESIRES FOR US We sought God through the process of our decision, asked Him what He had put…

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