Turkey Dinner Drive

Posted on Nov 7, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

NO FAMILY WITHOUT Did you know that in the Tacoma area there are schools where 80% to 90% of the children are on free and reduced lunches? Many families are single mothers working multiple jobs to try to provide and care for their children. A turkey dinner at Thanksgiving is the last thing a family can expect. The beneficiaries for this drive are the families of students at Stewart Middle School, Lincoln High School and Empowerment Center in...

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FROM PAIN AND ANGER TO TEARS, TRUTH AND POTENTIAL

Posted on Nov 7, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Isaac sat alone on the floor.  Thomas, the middle school’s Site Coach, had heard about Isaac, “He’s the toughest kid to work with in the school.  He doesn’t do anything, never did, never will because these kids know the system—they know they’ll pass without any work.”  Isaac proved it out, he had all F’s.   Thomas, a big Polynesian guy from the “streets,” had one mission, go love the unlovable.  Thomas walked over to Isaac, bent down and...

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Don’t Give Up

Posted on Nov 3, 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...

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