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The Art & Science of Growing a Ministry

When giant timber bamboo grows, it will rise out of the earth an astounding 90 feet in only 60 days, but only after three years of first patiently watering…dirt. This was a fact passed onto the students of our Summer Leadership Studio by the imitable Ben Sand, CEO of Portland Leadership Foundation and our instructor […]

The Gift of Interruption Inspires Laundry Love

Greg Russinger, MA student at George Fox Evangelical Seminary, believes the best of life is not necessarily what happens when we follow carefully established plans, but what happens when something derails us. “A life interrupted is a life inspired” is his personal motto. Interruptions, Russinger believes, can reorient us toward new ways of perceiving ourselves, […]

Hansen Finds Ministry Fit in Her Own Neighborhood

“God never ceases to amaze,” says Jodi Hansen. Hansen, executive director of Love INC (In the Name of Christ) in Newberg, Ore., is speaking of seeing a $150,000 budget have an impact of $1,500,000, or witnessing an ecumenical group of leaders unite in their desire to serve the people Jesus calls “the least of these.” […]