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Small Investments Lead to Big Impact

Recently, I spoke to Leah Cunningham, pastor at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Social Circle and one of the two churches in Newton County instrumental to bringing a new Action Ministries location to their area. She wanted to tell

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My Kind of People: Driving Out Hunger With GADA

Recently, my wife Laurie and I looked forward with great anticipation to the Georgia Automobile Dealers Association annual convention in Amelia Island, Fla. We knew without a doubt we would enjoy this time with our partners in the Drive Out Hunger campaign

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On the Road Again … to Covington

  Yesterday I was in Covington, Ga. It’s been more than 20 years since I’ve spent any real time in this quiet old southern town, founded in 1839. Covington is located on the edge of the sprawling metropolis of Atlanta,

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Who Taught You to Give?

As we approach Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 10, we at Action Ministries are mindful of our role in connecting Georgians with hearts to serve to their neighbors in need. For many of our staff members and volunteers, I know giving was taught to them

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National Day of Prayer Mobilizes Prayer in America

Today, May 7, is the National Day of Prayer, an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May that invites people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the

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On the Road Again to Drive Out Hunger

At the end of April, my colleagues at Action Ministries and I traveled the back roads and interstates of the Peach State engaging Georgia car dealers as they work to address a real problem in their local communities – hunger.

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The Audacious Love of Easter

I echo the sentiments of Tonya Lawrence and Bishop Mike Watson in the devotion below. The most audacious thing we can do is love others. Mother Teresa made the same suggestion as did Jesus well before her. It’s easy to

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Advent Meditation: A Humble Setting Launches a Ministry to Poor

A smelly stable for a home and a scratchy manger for a bed is all the King of Kings and Lord of Lords had as he entered this world. This makeshift shelter was not fit for human habitation, let alone

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Action Ministries Volunteer Larry Trivieri Dedicated Retirement to Serving Others

Lawrence A. Trivieri, 85, retired U.S. Army Colonel, mathematics professor for more than 40 years, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away unexpectedly Nov. 21. He dedicated his retirement to volunteering for others including work with Action Ministries

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Veterans Day Prayer Asks Blessings Over our Heroes

Action Ministries thanks our veterans for their service today and every day!   Dear Lord, Today we honor our veterans, worthy men and women who gave their best when they were called upon to serve and protect their country. We pray

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