Happy 2020!!! | Ringing in the New Year!

Happy 2020! Hard as it is to believe, we’re at the dawn of a new decade. I remember growing up viewing 1999 as a big deal and a New Year’s Eve we looked forward to with great anticipation (and trepidation=Y2K). And here we are, over 20 years later. What happened!?! How did we get here […]

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My Monday Morning Cup | ‘Tis the Season

The holidays can be a tough time for many people. A recent study performed by the researchers at Amazon revealed that 6:30 pm on Christmas Day is prime time for ugly family disagreements to rear up their nasty face. Disputes between siblings or with momma top the list of potential holiday hazards. No doubt tension […]

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Sharing Your Personal God Story

Tuesday, I shared my personal testimony with my fellow team members at the Operation Christmas Child Processing Center in Dallas, Texas. In serving as their team chaplain, it is my desire to be authentic, genuine,  and transparent with each individual on the team. Usually, I’m happy to share my God story with others, but today […]

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How Can I Pray for You?

How can I pray for you? What a powerful question that can change the trajectory of someone’s day. It’s a question I’ve gotten to ask a lot during my time serving as a chaplain at the Dallas Processing Center for Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child ministry initiative. It’s also a question I ask a lot […]

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Sunday Prayer | National Collection Week

Well, it’s finally here! Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week 2019 starts Monday, November 18 and runs through Monday, November 25. After that, it’s off to the Processing Center, the next stop along the Greatest Journey. There are a lot of moving pieces and thousands of volunteers, associates, and OCC staff that play a part […]

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