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Can we talk for a minute?

Can we talk for a minute?

When I was 17, I had a burning desire to be a missionary. In fact, as a High School Senior I spent several months living and volunteering at a home for girls at risk in Osorno, Chile. I fell in love with the 40-some girls that I came to know and learned invaluable...

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February 2022 Newsletter

February 2022 Newsletter

Where in the world is Hephzibah62:4? Next month will mark three years since I was hired to steward the new mission and vision for Hephzibah62:4, to equip and mobilize local Wesleyan churches to transform the lives of vulnerable children across the U.S. and Canada. It...

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December 2021 Newsletter

December 2021 Newsletter

Does Hephzibah62:4 need my year-end donation?  During the Christmas season, it is usual for good-hearted Christians to reflect on our own blessings, turn our hearts afresh to those who are vulnerable and alone, and seek to help. Understandably, questions have been...

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November 2021 Newsletter

November 2021 Newsletter

Where will vulnerable children be cared for now?  That important question has been asked since it was announced that the former Hephzibah property would be sold and the ministry re-visioned. We believe important questions deserve honest answers. As we enter this...

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September 2021 Newsletter

September 2021 Newsletter

Join us at CAFO2021 More than ever the Church needs to stand up in new ways for the most vulnerable among us. Following a year defined by separation and distance, we are looking forward to being with fellow Wesleyans and many others face-to-face at the Christian...

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July 2021 Newsletter

July 2021 Newsletter

Is any of the following true of you?  You prayed for and donated sacrificially to Hephzibah Children’s Home (HCH) You were part of the miracle of the development of HCH’s Zebulon Rd. property You cherish the time you worked or served as a volunteer for, or lived at...

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The greatest miracle

The greatest miracle

Sometimes, God chooses to bring about things in our lives that are beyond a doubt, “a miraculous intervention of divine favor.” LARRY FREELS | JULY 6, 2021 | WesLife Access the original article here.  There is a sense, in which, if one is a follower of Jesus Christ,...

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May 2021 Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

And the winners are... I don't know about you, but the increasingly warm sunshine, the singing of birds, and the green growth all around are giving me renewed energy, joy, and strength. I've always loved the changing of seasons and all it represents. But this year and...

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March 2021 Newsletter

March 2021 Newsletter

I have a confession to make! Anniversaries invite reflection, and this month I am reflecting on the two years since God surprised me with the exciting opportunity to help lead Hephzibah62:4 into a new season of exponential impact. But I need to make a confession: I...

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Don’t Read This While Eating

Don’t Read This While Eating

Biblical wound care enters the spiritual battle that accompanies the processes of healing, balancing harmful responses with truth and unconditional love. JODI LEWIS | FEBRUARY 25, 2021 | WesLife Access original article here.  He heals those who have broken hearts. He...

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CAFO2021: September 15-17 in Cincinnati, Ohio

CAFO2021: September 15-17 in Cincinnati, Ohio

JOIN US IN CINCINNATI, OHIO, September 15-17, 2021. More than ever the Church needs to stand up in new ways for the most vulnerable among us. Following a year defined by separation and distance, we are preparing to gather together for CAFO2021 to experience with...

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Hospital visit leads to unexpected adoption

Hospital visit leads to unexpected adoption

A photo changed a family's trajectory forever. JODI LEWIS | JANUARY 4, 2021 | WesLife Access original article here.  Rev. Nathan Maskery recalls very few times when his wife, Vicky, has been persistent about taking extraordinary action. So, when it happens, he pays...

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October 2020 Newsletter

October 2020 Newsletter

Be a part of the Hephzibah legacy in this new season!  For many years leading up to the transition to the decentralized ministry of Hephzibah62:4, thousands of donors, volunteers and staff members enjoyed meaningful connection with a physical place that was set aside...

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Pastor’s foster journey leads to first Stand Sunday

Pastor’s foster journey leads to first Stand Sunday

“I might serve another 20 years in ministry without ever having so moving a Communion experience." JODI LEWIS | OCTOBER 19, 2020 | WesLife Access original article here.  “I might serve another 20 years in ministry without ever having so moving a Communion experience.”...

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Charlotte church receives Hephzibah Legacy Grant

Charlotte church receives Hephzibah Legacy Grant

CORE Church, a small congregation in a predominantly African-American neighborhood, is caring for its community in big ways. TRICIA RIFE | OCTOBER 5, 2020 | WESLIFE Access original article here.  CORE Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, is the 2020 Hephzibah Legacy...

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August 2020 Newsletter

August 2020 Newsletter

Is your life small enough? I don’t know about you, but a positive aspect of the pandemic for me has been the opportunity to stay home and enjoy the small things in life more often. Walks in the sunshine, family dinners and reading on the front porch swing constitute...

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