He Will Take Care of You

Posted on Jun 24, 2013 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“’For I know the plans that I [a] have for you,’ declares the Lord,  ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.’”  (NASB)  Jeremiah 29:11  When we look at the vastness of God’s creation and all its beauty, how can we not be reminded of His personal care for us?  I just recently visited my youngest son, his wife and two of our awesome grandchildren, baby Adalyn born less than three months ago.  As the Bible says,...

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A Story From Our Non-Profit Partner, Urban Impact

Posted on Jun 24, 2013 in NON-PROFIT STORIES | 0 comments

               “Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” – C.S. Lewis   This quote from C.S. Lewis aptly describes the uniqueness of Urban Impact’s ministry, particularly with the young people in our community! It is not enough to simply provide kids education in itself, but it is our responsibility to couple the morals, ethics and values (that we believe God created) along with education, in...

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Peace In the Storm

Posted on Jun 17, 2013 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“ I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence.  In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer [take courage; be confident, certain, undaunted]!  For I have overcome the world.  [I have deprived it of power to harm you and have conquered it for you.]” (Amplified Bible) John 16:33  In life we are faced with all kinds of challenges and struggles. You may...

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Jamie Morishige’s “Team Bacon” Volunteers at Jubilee REACH Center

Posted on Jun 12, 2013 in Uncategorized, VOLUNTEER STORIES | 0 comments

I had always thought of volunteering but never knew where to begin. When first joining Guild Mortgage Company close to 4 years ago, a lovely man by the name of Jack Rehse recruited me to help with the Before School Program cooking and serving breakfast at Jubilee REACH Center. I enjoyed it so much that I started my own group, “TEAM BACON,” with my friends from Hawaii, Wade & Naomi Char, and Guild’s title rep – Patty Parsons. We have...

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He Is Able

Posted on Jun 10, 2013 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations [a] forever and ever. Amen.” (NASB) Ephesians 3:20-21 14 years ago I was a broken man.  But I’m here to tell you that I held on to the promises of God.  “Nothing is impossible to him.”  I held on to “All things work to the...

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