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There’s a homeless lady that has been attending The Bridge on a regular basis.  Our leadership team decided to purchase some items for her this Christmas.  I was amazed and touched by how they stepped up to the plate in showing kindness to her.  They got her clothes, gift cards, a bible, and other items.  I truly appreciated my Mom for helping to bring it all together.

People have started bringing their clothing donations for The BIG Giveaway.  My motto this season is a small donation for us can be a huge gift for someone else. 

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pank_uprising_02_nkg.jpgJust finished reading about 75% of Uprising by Erwin McManus.  The book deals with how our pride hinders us from operating out of a place of faith, hope, and love.  We often seek to discover God’s purpose for our lives.  Unfortunately, we do it from a self-centered perspective.  We want to know what’s in it for us.  To be honest, we expect it to be all about us.  We often hit a crossroad as God starts to wean us off of ourselves.  Once we begin to discover that His purpose is for the building up of others and not ourselves, it throws us into a state of confusion.  Instead of accepting that His will is not ours, we continue to ask the question “What is God’s will for my life?”  We accuse God of not speaking to us when He probably already has.  God desires for us is to advance His kingdom and contribute to humanity.  Whenever we trade in our greed for generosity, we are really ready to do get down to kingdom business.

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