Category: Stories

How to Make a Difference in the World

The way to make a difference in this world is to take what you’ve learned in your Bible study and that which you’ve gained through worship, then combine it with a good measure of prayer and put it into action serving others. “Do not…

Reaching Out to those in Need

Don’t Go to Church Over 250 members of the Church That Matters in Sand Springs, Oklahoma, just outside of Tulsa, decided not to go to church on Sunday.  Instead, they took part in the church’s annual “Don’t Go To Church Sunday,” community service project. …

Hope for those in Need

It’s a beautiful thing when an entire church congregation comes together in service to God and their community.  No matter where you church is located, chances are not far away, maybe right across the street or just a few miles down the road, there…

Austin We Care

 Can you imagine going to a store to shop for items you need, yet not having to pay anything for them?  Well this is exactly the experience Austin We Care has created for families in need. For years, Austin We Care has invited families in…

Four Ways to Serve God

Sending Out Volunteers In Gulfport, Mississippi, (upper left) there’s an Assemblies of God church that is growing largely as a result of their continued willingness to serve their community.  Connect Fellowship Church is committed to sending out volunteers to assist in city events.  CFC…

Church and Community Working Together

Northside Church of Christ in Nashville, Tennessee, has joined together with other faith organizations, civic leaders, and businesses to serve God by serving the community in which they live.  Together they have formed an organization called CORE, Community Organized Renewal Efforts.  Essentially their concept…

Working Together to Serve God

Church Community Service The Lord’s Church Baptist, in Chesterfield County, VA, (upper left) has been focused on serving God through community service for a long time.  One of their missions is to bring community members together with law enforcement to discuss their concerns.  Like…

Tech Training – Fund Raising – Community Cleanup

Tech Training St. Agatha Catholic Parish in North Lawndale, a suburb outside of Chicago, had to close their school but found a way to repurpose the facility as a technology training center.  They have developed several programs to help families in their local community,…

Free Food – Free Clothes – Free Gas

Free Food And ingenious 18-year-old Girl Scout in Virginia, Haley Brown, used her artistic talents to conjure up a unique way to help feed those in need.  Haley collected the wooden pallets gathered from food shipments to the local food pantry and turned them…

Three Stories of Service to God

Every day people are venturing out to share God’s love and finding new ways to serve Him by serving others.  Here are three stories that may inspire you to use your talents and resources to do the same. Providing Free Transportation Stephen Bentley, a…