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Being Welcomed In Action, Not Just Words

by Mike House This past Sunday, I found myself choking up as I sang the “Doxology.” I’m not sure that has ever happened to me before, in part because the words are so familiar. But something had just happened at Northaven, the church where my partner Cody and I worship, that caused the familiar liturgical […]

All work, no pay – Aid ministry thrives under volunteer director

DALLAS—For the past 15 years, Judy Rorrie has worked 60 hours a week as executive director of North Dallas Shared Ministries: managing an annual budget of about $1 million, directing some 500-plus volunteers, overseeing an emergency aid operation and food pantry, and maintaining relationships with the 50-plus congregations that support the ministry. And now, at […]

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