Entries for the 'Encouragement' Category
By: Joan Anderson
I walked across the parking lot, unlocked the door, and reached around to switch on the lights. I checked the telephone for messages, turned on the typewriter, and placed my purse in the bottom drawer of my desk. Then, I headed down the hall to the kitchen, plugged in the coffee pot, paced back to t...
By: Jerry Thacker
This story has been circulating on the Internet. The author is unknown, but the principles are fantastic. You'll probably want to download it and print it out or forward it to your volunteers, supporters, and friends.
John is the kind of guy you love to hate. He is always in a good mood and alway...
By: Mark Hiehle
I once heard of a woman who had locked her keys in her car at a mall. Not having the funds to call a locksmith, she prayed and asked God to help her. Shortly after, a rough looking man came up to her and asked if she needed any help. She told him that her keys were locked in her car; and in no time,...
By: Shauna Amick
A young woman stepped up to the microphone, hands trembling ever so slightly, and started telling her story. She had gotten a routine ultrasound when she was four months pregnant, and that ultrasound indicated that her baby would be born with Down syndrome.
The next phase of her journey brought h...
By: Marcia Warmkessel
This time of year can be challenging, especially if your town population sees a dramatic decrease when students leave for summer vacation. Our local college town headcount increases and decreases by nearly 10,000 citizens each August and May respectively.
This presents opportunity and challenge. ...
By: Mark Hiehle
What is it that makes pregnancy care center ministry so vital and indispensible? How does a center impact people's lives in the midst of crisis and uncertainty? When I think of the ministry of pregnancy centers around the country, I am always reminded of the scriptural account of the father who brou...