LRF Turkey Dinner Drive Results

Posted on Nov 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to the 55 LRF supporters who donated 275 turkey dinners valued at ,880.  We were able to write checks to Lincoln High School in Tacoma, the Empowerment Center in Tacoma and to Olive Crest for Stewart Middle School families in Tacoma.     It has been said, “Show me your hands.  Do they have scars from giving?  Show me your feet.  Are they wounded in service?  Show me your heart.  Have you left a...

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Stress Free For the Holidays

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.  Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on...

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The Father’s Eyes

Posted on Nov 17, 2014 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

O great and mighty God. The LORD of hosts is His name; great in counsel and mighty in deed, whose eyes are open to all the ways of the sons of men, giving to everyone according to his ways and according to the fruit of his deeds.”   Jeremiah 32:18b-19 NASB The Father’s eyes are open to you, pouring out His counsel and giving to you according to what you have sown into others in your business.  What are those seeds that you can sow into your...

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An Olive Crest Success Story

Posted on Nov 14, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For the first 15 years of her life, Catherine bounced between foster families and relatives’ homes.  When she came to Olive Crest, she began to thrive.  Her scholastic performance improved and having never had the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities, she decided to try out for the school’s tennis and fencing teams. She earned spots on both. Catherine also attended her first formal dance. With the guidance of her Olive Crest...

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Don’t Give Up

Posted on Nov 10, 2014 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.” Psalm 27:14 NASB It has often been said that the one quality that makes a difference in the success or failure of a task is determination. The online dictionary has defined determination as “a firmness of purpose; resolve. A fixed intention or resolution.”  In other words, we approach a task with determination.  Or in the case of...

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