Reading John 6 after spending so much time considering the needs and those in this condition led me to a number of thoughts. The passage demonstrates many key factors about Jesus ministry to the poor. Sometimes I’ve wondered why Jesus healed some and not others, but hopefully these thought might help you understand a little […]

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1. It’s a huge time commitment. Most of those who work in the Clearinghouse do so for 2-3 hours once a week. It is not a full time job, not is it designed to be. In fact, we prefer people to be in the clearinghouse 2 days a week or less. Love INC fully expects […]

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As I left on a camping trip to the mountains for a moment forget about the upcoming school supply distribution in 8 days, I found myself answering the phone for a work call. It was Wal-Mart. The question, “What is the last day you can pick up the school supplies? Your order had difficulties and […]

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A few years ago I sat in a meeting about counting homeless individuals in our community. I knew that Tri-County Love INC had been in contact with many people struggling to find housing. It was simple, understand the forms about homelessness and make sure to communicate with my staff about how to fill those forms […]

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Looking at the neighborhood, a lot of work needs to be done. This neighborhood has low income apartments and lots of rentals, cheap and moderately priced. This neighborhood seems to attract plenty of nuisances. The people here need a Savior. They need hope. This is where Ontario United Methodist Church stepped in. In November of […]

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This year it hit us like a ton of bricks. We had a June board meeting and realize the School Supply Drive was just around the corner. This means checking inventory, examining the budget and ordering a massive amount of school supplies, not to mention a lot of other logistics with agencies, businesses and organizations. […]

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A new mother has been living with family after her boyfriend left her. She is now stuck paying the rent. She recently had a baby and finding work is nearly impossible. Of course, the her family is supportive, but they can only provide so much. These kinds of situations are difficult and feel hopeless. They […]

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Every year I’m dumbfounded by the work that is done by individuals like you, who decide it’s time to face their finances and take Financial Peace University. This year is no exception. Here’s some quick stats from our latest class. Number of Families Beginning Attendance: 10 Families Number Completed : 8 Families Fast Facts 11% […]

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It happened again. It’s that moment you all know. You’re sitting at the table in the fast food restaurant guiltily consuming the food in front of you. You see some movement out of the corner of your eye and a dirty, hardened looking man walks into the restaurant. He sits down at a nearby table […]

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This morning was a cool, almost cold morning. On the schedule for the day was Work-A-Thon with Treasure Valley Christian School. This special day would include 27 students from third grade through high school, helping with community services projects across this end of the Treasure Valley. Of course, another 20 students assisted Veteran’s Advocates of […]

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