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What I Learned on My Sabbatical

When Pastor Jim Ortberg, editor-at-large of Leadership Journal, went on a seven-week sabbatical, he got a lot more than just some rest and relaxation. He learned a lesson on how to live.  His advice speaks to all pastors and people of God.  (Photo “Reflections in a Coffee Cup” by Gunjan Karun used by Creative Commons… Read more»

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SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge–Day 29

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Only one more day left for the SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge, and our blogger is feeling a little food stamp fatigue and a whole lot of gratitude when everything is put into perspective. Do you what the average income is worldwide? Read on to find out.

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SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge–Day 28

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SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge–Day 28
Our blogger is thinking about all the leftovers in her fridge, so today she shares some of her favorite ways to help the hungry and one really good book!

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SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge–Day 27

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Did she really go dumpster diving? See what our blogger’s been up to now and what she’s learned about food waste, repurposing, and freegans.

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SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge–Day 25

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Today our blogger interviews Kate Raiford, coordinator of Angel Food Ministries at North Shore Fellowship (PCA) and learns how personal experience led one woman to action in the name of Christ.

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SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge–Day 23

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Today our blogger has a headache from thinking about the complicated system of which the SNAP Challenge is just a miniscule part. From Gulf oil spill to plastic mustard containers, nothing is as simple as it seems.

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SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge–Day 22

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It’s day 22 and our blogger is reflecting on begging dogs and school lunches. Wondering what this has to do with the SNAP Challenge? Read on!

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SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge–Day 18

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It’s day 18 of the SNAP to it Challenge, and even though our blogger is on the downhill side of the month, she’s still trying to figure out exactly what lessons are being learned. Check out the search engine Goodsearch on the website of the day recommendation. It’s a great way to help your favorite charity with a few clicks of your mouse.

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SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge–Day 17

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Read “Karen’s” story. Chances are you know someone just like her. If you don’t, then maybe it’s time for you to get to know a Karen. Check out Barbara Ehrenreich’s thoughtful blog post, too.

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SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge–Day 16

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It took the sad but true tale of a bacon-thieving dog to cause our blogger to consider the collision course of greed and need on day 16 of the SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge.