Tag: Service

#30daysofThanks, Crisis Assistance Ministry

DOWNTOWN CHARLOTTE – One of my favorite things each week, is hearing from our amazing Elevation Outreach volunteers about how God used them to reach people while they’re out serving. Guys like Russell Goetting and Bruce Bloomquist have made it a priority to serve… Continue Reading “#30daysofThanks, Crisis Assistance Ministry”

Blessed by my friend, Earl

I’m inspired tonight by the tenacity of the human spirit. That drive inside of us to live, to love, to create, and to make an impact. We never know exactly how our lives will change the world, or if even we’ll have the courage… Continue Reading “Blessed by my friend, Earl”

Blessings from Burundi

Thank you for signing up for next Sunday’s “Shoes of Hope” event.  It’s a beautiful chance to help give away (new figure) close to 500 pairs of shoes to children and adults in one of Charlotte’s most fragile neighborhoods.  There are still dozens of… Continue Reading “Blessings from Burundi”

Seeking Excellence, Not Perfection

It was what he said, and how he said it that made me smile.  After spending the morning serving and praying with the dozens of people waiting in line to get help at Crisis Assistance Ministries, Bruce Bloomquist said, “I really think we CAN change… Continue Reading “Seeking Excellence, Not Perfection”

Expected Surge in Service

I love this thought from Harvard Business School Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter.  On the blog “Intelligent Leader” in the Washington Post, she talks about the top 10 ways President Obama can change American culture. #1 is After saying, “Hello, how are you?” people will… Continue Reading “Expected Surge in Service”

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