This weekend, Aim Right is hosting a 24/7 Weekend of Prayer. 38 hours of praying. Friday afternoon through Sunday morning. Other local ministries will be joining us to intercede on behalf of this community and its people. You are invited to come. (Click on the image to enlarge) Some thoughts on prayer: The prayer of…

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Have you ever heard of the 40 developmental assets? Through years of study and research of more than 2.2 million young people, researchers at the Search Institute have compiled a list of 40 assets. The higher the number of assets that “Teenager A” possesses, the less likely it is that Teenager A will engage in…

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Crazy kiddos don’t phase our newest intern. From Grantsville, Maryland, Amy Yoder is right at home in the middle of these energetic youngsters! Here are a few Q & A’s with Amy: Favorite ice cream flavor: Can’t pick just one (I love all ice cream) Least favorite job you’ve had: Cleaning 20-some bathrooms a day…

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Tutoring began yesterday evening. Here are a few snapshots: James Miller serves on Aim Right’s board and graciously gives of his time to tutor. Hmm…sure am glad God gave us fingers so we can figure out those hard math problems! Our most newly arrived intern is Amy Yoder, from Grantsville, Maryland. She has jumped right…

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The first chapter of John covers quite a bit of territory. I have to say that I love John’s conciseness as he lays out some core truths right at the outset of his gospel. Those initial verses are probably the ones of which I’m most familiar and could distinctly label them as “John 1,” but…

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Teen Night kicked off Friday evening with a brief group session and then an evening of snacks and games. This year, Caleb Reed (former intern ’04-’05) is the man-in-charge. Despite his lingering affection for…ahem… another state’s sports team, we’re blessed to have Caleb and his wife Stephanie volunteering at Aim Right. They moved to Phoenix…

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The usual early-afternoon quietness has been replaced by clanging, banging, and children’s voices. Elementary students in this area typically have early dismissal on Wednesdays, and several of them are spending time in our Recreation Center this afternoon. We were recently blessed with the donation of a new-to-us air hockey table.

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On August 24th, they arrived, laden with luggage and ready to serve! Meet our new interns — Matt Yoder from Sugarcreek, OH, and Emily Chupp, from Milford, IN. Matt Yoder What sports did you play in high school? Football What food disgusts you? Sushi What do you already love about Phoenix? The sun shines all…

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Unless you’ve been living in a cave and foraging off the land for the last year, you don’t need me to report to you the significantly rising unemployment percentages or the record number of persons in the U.S. now receiving food assistance. With Arizona’s unemployed workforce over 9%, many of the families in our community…

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