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Category: Supporter Highlights
August 13, 2015
Being a Christian is about doing
There are many stories I could share of faith in action, so this is just one coming out of our 41 covenant churches. A few months ago I spoke at...
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Category: CCSC Stories
August 3, 2015
A story from the neighborhood
Recently CCSC's Office Manager and I were visiting with a neighbor whose business is near our offices. His building is a pedestal building: the parking lot is on the ground...
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Category: CCSC Stories
July 24, 2015
I should have posted this on Father's Day...
Our food pantries help all kinds of families, including single parents raising children. Most of those single parents are women, but a small percentage are men. This summer we've helped...
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Category: About CCSC
July 6, 2015
This is a long one, and it ends with a Baptist and a Catholic
I was speaking to a group earlier this year, and a woman came over, introduced herself, and let me know that she regularly reads my blog and wondered why I...
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Category: CCSC Stories
July 1, 2015
Are you rich in what matters?
If he were alive, today would be my father's 76th birthday. I miss him a lot, and as the years have passed, my gratitude for having him in my life...
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Category: Supporter Highlights
June 9, 2015
We've received some interesting donations...
Because we operate a couple of food pantries, a resale shop, and a clothing distribution area, we ask for (and gratefully receive) food, clothing and household items daily. For fun, I'd...
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Category: CCSC Stories
May 24, 2015
Thank you from a mother
Recently we received a thank you note from a mother: I'm writing this letter to tell you how thankful I am for all the help you have given me and...
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Category: Supporter Highlights
May 5, 2015
Love, abide, joy, friends
This morning, CCSC hosted a breakfast for its clergy, and each table discussed the verse of scripture below. Initially, each person shared the word that stood out to him/her in the reading...
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Category: About CCSC
April 27, 2015
Why I Attend Church
A friend read one of my prior blogs and suggested I write on why I go to church. She stated that since church attendance is declining in the United States,...
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Category: CCSC Stories
April 8, 2015
We have the best stories...
After Hurricane Ike hit our coast, and after her husband left her, she was distraught and walking in her neighborhood. She told us a woman (who she'd never seen before) walked...
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Category: CCSC Stories
March 31, 2015
Does confidence matter? How about friendship?
This afternoon I spent time in one of the Martha's Way classes, visiting with the students (who are all women). Four graduated today and are about to embark on building their business, so...
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Category: Supporter Highlights
March 13, 2015
The Holy Spirit in you, the Holy Spirit in me
I love this picture because of the little sign to the left.  How could our interactions with others be different if we saw the holy in each person? In the last...
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