A MIX OF STUFF

Posted: May 7, 2009 in Uncategorized

We had a bit of a problem with the blog section of the website but it now is fixed and I am grateful to those that fixed it.

GO FIGURE The more often Americans go to church, the more likely they are to
support the torture of suspected terrorists, according to a new survey.  Check out the link: Torture  
It, in my mind, would seem that it should be the opposite. 
STATS ON THE MATCHING GRANT FOR THE WOMEN’S PROGRAM

Once again, thank you for your generosity toward our effort to raise 15K for a matching grant.
AMOUNT RAISED $17,681
CONTRIBUTORS 85
AVERAGE AMOUNT GIVEN $208
LARGEST DONATION $1000
SMALLEST DONATION $5.00

To all who gave we, on behalf of the women and their families who may never be aware of your care and generosity, say, "Thank you from the top of our hearts."

HAITI’S RESPONSE TO MEXICO’S SWINE FLU EPIDEMIC

Haitian officials turned back a Mexican ship laden with corn,
wheat, beans and medicine, a move that Mexican President Felipe
Calderon decried Wednesday as "the fruit of disinformation or of
ignorance."

"Where the people are truly dying, not from the
virus, the people are dying of hunger, we have sent aid systematically
to Haiti," Calderon said.

GOOD STUFF

I have just reread the March 17th devotion in MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST, here is an excerpt

"We make it our aim…to be well pleasing to Him" (2 Corinthians 5:9)

"We make it our aim…."It requires a conscious decision and effort to keep our primary goal constantly in front of us.  It means holding ourselves to the highest priority year in and year out; not making our first priority to win souls, or to establish churches, or to have revivals, but seeking only "to be well pleasing to Him."

 

John McHoul

 

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