A Picnic in Jesus’ Name

Each year God Cares Ministry organizes a picnic, inviting 15+ nursing homes to bring as many residents as they can for a time of fun. This year, about 50 dedicated volunteers hosted over 150 residents and staff...

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How Has Nursing Home Ministry Impacted Your Life?

This is the question we have been asking those who are ministering in this mission field. During our PowerNight banquet, our friend, Yvonne Hobson, touched us all with her words and heart of love. She shared:

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An Invitation That Transforms Lives

There is a key that unlocks a Kingdom principle. This key will be a great help for you who serve in nursing homes and who desire to have other missionaries join you in your labor of love.  We all know how discouraging it can be when we are told “no” after asking for help.  In John Chapter 1, there are several examples that reveal

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Communion Services In The Nursing Home

During Holy Week services prior to Easter, I lead a Lord’s Supper Communion Service in the nursing home. During staff training, I have identified the residents who should or should not participate, due to physical limitations. Prior to the service, the daughter of one of our residents came and asked . . .

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They Spoke The Word Boldly

This title is the continued theme found in the book of Acts. Starting from the time Jesus’ disciples were filled with the Holy Spirit (in Chapter 2) all the way to the book’s final verses. The work of all disciples was to get the Word of God into the ears of anyone who might listen.

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Wind For Wings Prayer Letter Ministry

A young friend of this ministry, Carter Knight, is starting a ministry called, “Wind for Wings.” He is asking nursing home residents to write letters, guided by the Lord, to people they don’t even know, trusting that God will use them in a mighty way in a stranger’s life. If you have a friend in a nursing home who would like to participate in this exciting venture, here are Carter’s suggestions for how they can write a ministry letter

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It Is More Blessed

The Christmas season comes to us carrying an important principle about giving. It speaks through the many distractions that come with the world’s “holiday season”. I so appreciate many of the traditions of Christmas, including receiving gifts, but we mustn’t be distracted from…

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We Are Thankful For You

We are so grateful to our many friends who gathered with us at our Fellowship Dinner on October 14th. It was such a blessing to fellowship with all of you, and to share our vision for “Reaching Our Nation’s Care Homes”. Your donations and faith commitments provided the seed money needed for the next phase of our mission. We are so grateful for your generosity! Our board, staff and advisors have spent this past year in focused prayer over the future of the nursing home mission field. We are confident that the Lord is leading us to recruit and equip thousands more ...

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More Than You Can Imagine

In Christ Jesus, we have been given very great and precious treasures. As we meditate on the following Scriptures throughout the Christmas season, we will gain a greater realization of God’s gifts for us. Jesus gave:

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An Invitation From The Director

We are so looking forward to seeing those of you who will be able to attend our upcoming Fellowship Dinner on Friday, October 14th. There are several reasons why I hope you will be able to attend this dinner: First, to gratefully celebrate what God has done, in and through all of us, over the past 20+ years! It is amazing to me that over 50,000 care home residents have been ministered to by volunteers whom God Cares has trained. The majority of these residents have taken Jesus’ hand and He has taken them home. These are the among the treasures awaiting us...

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