Tell the people everything about this life – Acts 5:20

Seven ways to experience joy in 2014

Seven ways to experience joy in 2014

Dec 31, 2013

  by Ennie Hickman I really don’t like New Year’s resolutions. I truly believe change, good and bad, is gradual and not an “all at once” type of thing. God is making you and me better every day, if we’re open to it. So, this year I’m skipping the typical resolutions. I’ve simply decided to let joy be my goal. And as I...

More than a birdbath

More than a birdbath

Sep 28, 2011

If you know me, you know that inside me lives a little Friar. With every decision that I make, I not only want to honor the Lord, but also, would like to fulfill it in the style and charism of St. Francis of Assisi. I first fell in love with Francis back in elementary school, studied him endlessly in college, followed his footsteps through Assisi on numerous...

According to our Gifts

According to our Gifts

Sep 26, 2011

Often when running a giving campaign, you hear things from people like, “I’m sorry I could only give, $x, I would give more, but [insert life circumstance here.]” Or you’ll hear things like, “I gave the amount that was suggested, but you know, I could have given more. Maybe you should ask for higher amounts.” The truth of the...

Bricks & Mortar Give-Away | “Bookends – the New Beginning”

Bricks & Mortar Give-Away | “Bookends – the New Beginning”

Sep 20, 2011

We have put together a great new resource as a “perk” for giving to our Bricks & Mortar Campaign. Give “any amount” between now and Wednesday 9/21 and receive an audio download of Paul George’s latest talk – Bookends “The New Beginning,” plus a free study guide to go with it. Together, this audio resource and...

Bricks & Mortar or Living Stones?

Bricks & Mortar or Living Stones?

Sep 6, 2011

Dear Friends and Supporters, As co-founder and president of a religious non-profit organization, I am very aware of the challenges of raising financial support to keep a ministry a-float.  There are many well-trained professionals who make a living consulting and teaching people how to raise money for various organizations.  If you can get them to give you a...