.My Thoughts on the Church [Does She Care?].

I have been thinking so much lately about who we are… us. You and me. Together, I think we are making a difference in the world—I really do. I have seen so many both on my side of the world and yours decrying God’s people on the North American continent. Sentiments like, “Wake up American […]

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.For the one.

Suppose one of you had a hundred sheep and lost one. Wouldn’t you leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go after the lost one until you found it? When found, you can be sure you would put it across your shoulders, rejoicing, and when you got home call in your friends and neighbors, saying, […]

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.Owning Our Mistakes.

I could reference a host of blogs and articles and past experience to tell you why we are here, in the US right now. I could point to ways in which we are far ahead of the curve, and ways in which we are vastly behind. There are people saying it costs $150,00-$250,000 and three […]

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.Something We Can All Believe In.

Simply put, Mercy Branch is founded on a dream that there is something we can all believe in. Something good, something right, something just, something worth sacrifice; time, energy, and all the hurts, pains, and joys that accompany it all. I don’t know exactly when, but at some point after I chose my career, landed […]

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.Purse Strings and Heartstrings.

Jesus had this incredible way of cutting straight to the point. He would say just a few words, maybe a little story, and cut straight through our excuses, and philosophies, our distractions, and get right to the point He was striving to make. It is a quality I am fascinated by. In Matthew 6, Jesus […]

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.They’re Back!!! {Giveaway}.CLOSED

****The giveaway is now closed!! The winner of the FREE Mercy branch shirt is KIMBERLY STANTON!! Congratulations Kimberly! Please email us at mercybranchinc@gmail.com to tell us what shirt, size, and color you have selected!   We are really excited to share with you that our Mercy Branch Inc. shirts are back on sale! Wait – […]

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.Meet Bethany.

Allow me to introduce you to one of our board members. It is fitting that she is the first board member I introduce to you, as she was the first person I called when we began the process of founding Mercy Branch. I tell Bethany that she is my first adopted daughter. Although that is […]

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.Where is the Church in all this?.

This is a question that has been asked of us from time to time. As we meet with various people and explain to them what our heart and passion is concerning Mercy Branch, as we attempt to help people understand our two-fold mission (Guest House and Street Kids), the question is raised: Where is the […]

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.My Village.

I don’t know when I first realized how badly I needed it, or how intensely my soul longed for it. But I know when I realized I did not have it. My story is not one in which I turned from shocking sin to intense, unrelenting devotion to God. No, my story is one of […]

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.Let It Burn.

This has been a tough week. We went through all our possessions, moved them out of the house that we had made a home, and sent them off to be sold. Sometime around day two, I was struck by the reality that Jesus’ words about selling your stuff was more than just about cashing the […]

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