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May 2019-Can Video Gaming be a Good Thing?

I had a 10-foot pole out.  Computer gaming and ministry?  I don’t think so … Jamie Harris was making an announcement at the monthly CaN (Churches as Neighborhood) Centers lunch.  That month we were meeting at Evergreen Presbyterian, birthplace of The NW Hub bicycle...

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April 2019 – The Ripple Effect: Brothers of Valor

Sometimes it’s helpful to have fresh eyes and ears.  Our new colleague, Alexis Hughes, came to us via New Jersey/Oklahoma/Indonesia …  for 20 years she was a teacher and principal in Jakarta.  She has deep wisdom, experience and discernment.  She also has fresh eyes...

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March 2019- The Best “No” Ever

In 23 years, it’s one of the best affirmations a donor-partner has ever shared with me.  “Sorry Sam, we aren’t going to be able to help support the YEM (year-end match) this year.”  That’s not a typo.  It was a flat “no.”  I will confess there was a time when that...

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Feb. 2019 – Hats Off to an Original Lightning Rod

Rocking babies at Family Building Blocks is a ministry? Sounds good to me, tell me more … It was 2004. Her story captured my attention. Partly because I was a founding board member of FBB, and partly because of what we do here at SLF. Carrie Maheu was explaining the...

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January 2019-Isaac’s Story

I remember the meeting in Clark Williams’ law office downtown. My friend and SLF board member Rex Robertson had invited me to meet with his dear friends Mark and Tiffany Bulgin.  They were looking to strengthen the organizational structure and expand the board of...

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Advent-Christmas 2018- A new gift from an old friend!

I got a nice gift the other day.  It’s that time of year.  It was in the form of an email sent from the Corvallis School District.  Hmm … do I know anyone who teaches in Corvallis? “It’s me, Avi Hernandez!”  My mind raced back to 2000 or 2001.  Avi was one of my...

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