A New Venture for Council Bluffs

Keiyona is our new Master’s level Public Health Intern. She will be helping at our Council Bluffs Family Outreach/Donation Center, working with guests to provide healthy, nutritional food pantry boxes, listening to their health concerns, and guiding them through the healing process. She has past experience volunteering at the Timberlake Outreach Center, so she has …

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Iron Sharpens Iron

Thank you to Clark Osborn of Real Momentum for sponsoring 50 men with from the New Life Recovery Program to attend the Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Conference! And thank you to the families at Calvary Christian Church for buying their lunches. God is good to allow these men to come to such an important conference. …

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God Cares For All

Daniel’s childhood was ended at age 12. His parents were going through a divorce, and as a result, his Father committed suicide. What could a 12 year old have done? He blamed himself and decided that God did not care about him. Within months, his mother remarried and Daniel began trying to prove himself to …

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Freed From Wickedness

 The other day I met with a young man who has parents of African descent. His father is from Liberia, and the family that he came from still lives there and actively participates in the spiritual beliefs of this country, including: witchcraft, voodoo, and other superstitions. This young man was deeply drawn in to these …

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King of my Heart

As I am listening to the song King of my Heart, one of my many favorite songs, I came across this article. What a good reminder that we need to strengthen our spiritual hearts! It’s easy to get caught up in life and not take time every day to pray and dig in God’s word. The …

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Lessons from ‘Night’

I attend high school, and there are many people that speak horribly and disrespectfully to each other. As I recently read Night by Elie Wiesel, I have realized that speaking to others in this way is not okay. However, ending hatred will be nearly impossible to do. But there are things that I can do in my …

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God Moved Me to Move Me

My name is Jeremy and I’m 32 years old. I was born and raised in Southern California, and have lived in Nebraska since 2013. A lot of people ask me why in the world I would move to Nebraska from California, and the reasons are complicated and misguided. Now I believe there is more powerfully …

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Servants’ Attitudes

I wanted to take a moment to recognize the men in our New Life Recovery and Journey to Work Programs for helping out so much around the Mission! I’ve seen men helping with snow removal, cleaning dorms, serving lunch, making sandwiches and sack lunches, and so much more. What’s even better is they always have …

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Greet One Another

I am reading She Reads Truth Romans Study. It has been a challenge for me as Romans is hard for me to fully grasp.  Today I read Romans 16: I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon of the church in Cenchreae. I ask you to receive her in the Lord in a way …

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