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True Friends

August 28, 2015 | Mary Ann Pullin

Proverbs 18:24 – Friends come and friends go, but a true friend sticks by you like family.  (The Message)


Last week we held a gathering of Women of Hope.  This group included members of past and current Bridge of Hope mentor groups, a Bridge of Hope participant, two members of our Women’s Auxiliary, and two financial supporters of the Bridge of Hope program.  Everyone joined in a discussion about …

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Shaped for Service

August 27, 2015 | Mary Ann Pullin

Isaiah 64:8 – Yet you, Lord, are our Father.  We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand.


Last Saturday a group from the First Baptist Church in Fairbury met at the Billy Shelper Center to focus on how they are shaped by God and what God’s plan is for their service in the world.  Spending time with them caused me to …

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Back to School

August 13, 2015 | Mary Ann Pullin

Proverbs 22:6 - Point your kids in the right direction - when they're old they won't be lost.  (The Message)

It is back-to-school time!  The children who are residing at Home Sweet Home Ministries will soon be back in their classrooms.  Some will need to adjust to a new school.  I pray that their minds will be open to learning and growing in the direction that God intends for them.

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Be joyful in HOPE, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayerRomans 12:12