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    Thank God It’s Friday!

    by  • December 27, 2013 • 0 Comments

    I started my day with apologies to Steve for missing last Friday.  Steve is a ministry leader in global humanitarian support. Today we talked about the need for funding the work of ministry.  We discussed how to find donors who want to support our ministries.  We confess our frustrations and fears.  We explore how...

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    Christmas Present: low-cost traditions

    by  • December 17, 2013 • 0 Comments

      Christmas Present:  stuffing the stockings Christmas present is full of exactly that, presents.  We can’t even watch TV without enduring a bombardment of toy ads that promise my children will love me if I get them the right presents.  And it’s not only our own children; we have to get the hottest gifts...

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    Christmas and Giving

    by  • December 10, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Get out your wallet:  the holiday season is here.  Retailers everywhere have been preparing us for this great season of spending for months, some even putting out Christmas decorations on the 5th of July.  Culture trains us that the holiday season is about giving the latest and greatest gadgets and piles of toys. Caught...

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    Final Countdown to Ministry Launch

    by  • December 3, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    3:44am Saturday October 10, 2013 I am excited, pumped, juiced, ready to rock and roll.  Just finished prep work for first session of Crossroads Career ministry at church that starts this morning at 8am. We are expecting 25 guests.  I printed questionnaires and CPRs for 40, just in case. Oh, what are CPRs?  They...

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    Give Thanks and Get Better

    by  • November 26, 2013 • 1 Comment

    Giving Thanks This Thanksgiving

    Every Saturday at 8am we meet at church for our career support group, but last Saturday was different. Everyone was ready with pencil and paper or computer. We all had to write a list of things for which we were thankful, as fast as we could, for 60 seconds. The timekeeper warned us, “On...

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    Fellowship and Inspiration in Orlando

    by  • November 20, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    Our team just returned from Orlando, where we held an event with Jobs Partnership of Florida.  We had a fantastic time on the first night getting to know some CCN members, hearing about your ministries and how God is moving through them.  We also got to observe the JP career fair and hear about...

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    Rx: Laughter

    by  • November 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    In life, often the best reprieve from stress is a good laugh.  I rounded up a couple career/career ministry funnies and a heart-warming testimony from one of our members to encourage anyone who needs a little uplifting.   Birthdays in the Workplace—Cory Santiago| Member Services Director, Crossroads Career Services At one of my workplaces...

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