Author: Ministry Spotlight

Ministry Spotlight: Bonnie Lyn Smith, Supporting Parents With Special Needs Children

Our Ministry Spotlight this week shines brightly on Bonnie Lyn Smith, who runs a Focus group at her Boston-area church for parents of children with special needs – including those with special education needs, mental health concerns, and physical disabilities.  Bonnie’s Focus group is, as she says, a “work in process,” but it is one that is clearly changing lives. Bonnie was thrust headlong into the world of special needs when her youngest son was three years old. Through many years, doctors, tests, and appointments, her son was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, mood disorders, and other hidden...

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Ministry Spotlight: Brianna George, Unveiled and Revealed

What inspired you to start Unveiled and Revealed? At first, Unveiled and Revealed was a meme and devotion page on Facebook, but in July of 2015  I began to write more and felt God impressing new messages on me. So I began to write what God put on my heart. As this evolved and expanded, I recently moved everything over to a self-hosted site. I recently just wrote my first children’s book to encourage and inspire children and  am in the beginnings of writing a devotional book, but Speaking is my real passion. I love to bring a message...

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Ministry Spotlight: Darcy Wiley, DarcyWiley.com

Darcy Wiley is a writer who loves to craft stories and create experiences. She ghostwrites books for other authors, writes creative Bible studies for women and students, and every so often shares hard-earned aha moments from the rough and tumble of family life at http://DarcyWiley.com. She has a background in teaching and mentoring, a Bachelor’s Degree in English Studies/Creative Writing, and enjoys working words with her literary agent husband. She loves meeting new people and deepening long-time friendships, and if you’ve talked with her for more than five minutes, she’s probably asked you what your Myers-Briggs Type is. She,...

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Non-profit Highlight: A Child’s Promise International

Who is A Child’s Promise International? A Child’s Promise International (CPI) was founded in 2004 whose vision is to provide education for youth in Takoradi, Ghana, West Africa.  Their education provides for basic needs as well as practical skills training for employment.  Reverend Jonathan Amoa’s parents began the school in their home. What does CPI do? CPI is currently working on building a school in Takoradi, where several classrooms have already been completed.  In the past they have volunteered time at orphanages in Argentina and Thailand, and donated property in Argentina to expand the orphanage. Where does CPI primarily...

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Ministry Spotlight: Whitney Wagner, Making The Most Blog

  Whitney Wagner is a part-time working mom of four daughters.  She’s had to find alternatives to cleaning solutions, healthy meals, and homemade remedies in today’s tough economy.  And she’s decided to share what she’s learned on her blog, Making the Most blog.  She shares ideas, recipes and what her girls and husband love. She started Making The Most Blog because she wanted to use her gifts and passions to touch the lives of others. When people share her posts or comment or tell others that her post encouraged them, it warms her heart.  “It reinforces the idea that...

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