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Hope Floats

Hope must be the word of the year.  Every turn I take I’m seeing the word hope.  Even in this shot I took last week I took of a butterfly behind our house.  For native American (indigenous peoples) the yellow butterfly represents … Continue reading

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Gmail Inbox & iPhones

Recently for those of you that have Gmail accounts know that there is a new “Promotions” tab in the Gmail inbox redesign where all “mass email” or promotional email will land.  Email marketers (including charities) have some legitimate concerns that … Continue reading

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Third World Success

  My wife Kitty and I have been privileged to sponsor some children in Haiti for the past 6 years and and our original sponsor child is the absolute image of success. Franzy (left) was dropped off at an orphanage in … Continue reading

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Could you live on $90/week?

Three weeks ago my wife and I were asked to participate in a mission trip to Mexico to build a home for a 3rd world family through Homes of Hope. Homes of Hope gets an amazing 4,000 people per year … Continue reading

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$200,000 — Up for Grabs

Last year local Indy group Companies With A Mission gave away $100k to Indiana charities for the best service projects that companies, groups, and non-profits  submitted.  In this year’s contest they are giving away $200k! The Indiana Service Challenge is as … Continue reading

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Hunger Games (Part 2 of 2)

The reminders about hunger continue… A good friend of mine Steve Buczkowski just returned last week from leading a short-term mission trip to New York.  He has led various trips organized thru New York City Relief.  This group feeds people … Continue reading

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Hunger Games (Part 1 of 2)

Hunger has been a recurring theme for me recently.  This summer I took 3 of my family back to Haiti where people don’t have water to drink let alone a lot of food to eat.  They have stories of kids collapsing in … Continue reading

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Angels and Airplanes

A couple weeks ago I was out visiting a great ministry called Homes of Hope (San Diego).   They build homes for the poor in Mexico (Tijuana, Ensenada).  They also have a location in the Dominican Republic.  My partner Tony Ratliff and I are … Continue reading

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Follow up! Y’all

For all my charity groups that I’ve been advising, this graphic is yet another reminder (1) COMMUNICATE! and (2) FOLLOW UP!!   Yes, I’m shouting. I had lunch last week with the Pastor of Outreach for our church and we sent … Continue reading

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The Right Perspective?

In life we run into a lot of problems (I mean “challenges”).  Scripture tells us that we will face many trials and tribulations.  We could read that as – Caution: Big-time Hurdles Ahead!  But you can’t live life frozen in … Continue reading

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