Impact 52

6 Reasons Your Family Should Serve Together

Do you serve together as a family? No? Why not? Here are 6 reasons why you should be: 1. The family that serves together grows together. Relationships are strengthened when you serve as a family. Spending time each week, each month outside your comfort zone leads to personal and family growth. You grow as individuals mentally, physically, socially… Continue reading 6 Reasons Your Family Should Serve Together

Impact 52

Put A Smile On The Face Of A Child

There are few things greater in this world than the smile of a child.  Whether it is your son, daughter, niece, neighbor, or the child of a complete stranger, the smiles of children are precious.  As a father, I look forward to seeing the smiles and hearing the laughter of my two beautiful girls each and… Continue reading Put A Smile On The Face Of A Child

Impact 52

Reconnecting With Old Friends

We stood in the shadows of the downtown library talking about the happenings of life.  We discussed the recent challenges that we have encountered and the obstacles that lie ahead. We smiled and laughed at bad jokes and off-the-cuff remarks.  Just like two childhood friends that reconnected after many months, we enjoyed great conversation and the time together.… Continue reading Reconnecting With Old Friends

Impact 52

Kickball and Reading Books Break Down Barriers

When you pull into the Autumn Woods apartment complex, you feel as if you have entered a different country.  That country, in fact, is Myanmar (formerly called Burma).  Men and women are walking about in traditional Burmese dress.  Children are running around in bare feet while wearing clothes that are clearly hand-me-downs.  The complex dumpsters… Continue reading Kickball and Reading Books Break Down Barriers

Impact 52

A Clothing Ministry

We often rummage through our closets trying to find the right shirt and the right pants to make a perfect outfit.  There are many instances in which we try many different items on before stating "I have nothing to wear."  Obviously, when many of us say this we are using it as a figure of speech. … Continue reading A Clothing Ministry