Substitute “Me” for “Others”

Posted on Jan 30, 2017 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit means anything to you, if you have a heart, if you care — then do me a favor: agree with each other, love each other, be deep-spirited friends. Don’t push your way to the front; don’t sweet-talk your way to the top. Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead. Don’t be obsessed with getting...

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AdvoCare, Serving The Matt Talbot Center Since 2012

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 in LIBERTY ROAD FOUNDATION, LRF Faith in Action, NON-PROFIT STORIES, VOLUNTEER STORIES | 0 comments

A team of friends with AdvoCare has volunteered every month since 2012 at the Matt Talbot Center, one of LRF’s 7 non-profit partners, preparing and serving lunch to approximately 40 men and women. “We primarily serve as a function of trying to walk out and be in action with our weekly bible study that started around the same time in 2012. I think there have been two great personal benefits from us serving. -It give us an opportunity to get...

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God’s Instruments of Hope

Posted on Jan 23, 2017 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“Consider it a sheer gift, friends, when tests and challenges come at you from all sides. You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors. So don’t try to get out of anything prematurely. Let it do its work so you become mature and well-developed, not deficient in any way.” James 1:2-4 The Message Would you agree that He’s been doing some stuff in your life over this past year of...

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Posted on Jan 19, 2017 in NON-PROFIT STORIES, VOLUNTEER STORIES | 0 comments

Seven years ago, Jack Rehse, a longtime employee of Guild Mortgage Company, invited other co-workers and friends to volunteer every 1st Tuesday of the month at Jubilee REACH (one of our non-profit partners), cooking and serving breakfast to approximately 20 boys and girls who live in the low income area of Lake Hills Elementary School.   They started out serving pop tarts, and now they have a full hot breakfast with eggs, bacon, croissants,...

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God Loves Me

Posted on Jan 16, 2017 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“…you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you…” Isaiah 43:4a ESV Wow, you are precious, honored and loved by God! What else do you need? What are you going to add to your resumé that will top that? What other ladder do you need to climb? Wow, I am loved by God! God loves me!  Write these words down on a 3 x 5 card and every time you’re feeling discouraged or overwhelmed by all that you have to do or...

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