My Saturday Evening Post | Operation Christmas Child & Advent

First, I pray you and yours had a magnificent time celebrating Thanksgiving this year. I know that our family enjoyed spending time together even though not everyone could be there to join in the celebrations. For many people, the holidays are a difficult time because they are alone. We pray for those of you who … Continue reading My Saturday Evening Post | Operation Christmas Child & Advent

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 … Continue reading Sunday Prayer | National Collection Week

For the Love of God and the Promise of a Donut

Since our church became a Central Drop-Off Location for Operation Christmas Child several years ago, Sweet T and I spend Saturday mornings moving hundreds of cartons filled with thousands of shoebox gifts out of the Sunday school room and loading them into a 28-foot pup trailer. Our Saturday morning crew consists of a number of … Continue reading For the Love of God and the Promise of a Donut