Sharing God’s Warmth

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Did your kids try on their coats this season and find the arms are suddenly too short?! Maybe you ran out to Kohl’s that night to get them something that fits. This “quick fix” is not an option for many of the families we serve. They are already making the choice to spend funds on

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New Hope, In the Name of Christ

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What does it mean to see yourself as created in God’s image? To break through the strongholds that the enemy has placed on you for so long? To know you are called by a loving Savior to make positive changes in your life? Each of these realizations can lead to transformation. Each of these realizations

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Our “New” Home

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One of the best things about serving at Love in the Name of Christ is watching God provide for the ministry on a daily basis. We see it when items show up in the warehouse ‘just in time’ to make scheduled deliveries each week, when volunteers with just the right skills come forward when needed

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The Fruits of Seeds Planted

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Many times, we don’t get to see full-circle what happens with a neighbor in need’s situation, but every once in a while God gives us a glimpse. Our Clearinghouse Coordinator, Karin, shared this story from last week:   “A neighbor recently served by Libertyville Covenant Church‘s furniture team stopped by today to donate several items and

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Looking Beyond the Need

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Love In the Name of Christ is a partnership of churches with the goal of helping those in need get connected with the resources to support them. We know the resources available within the community, as well as help to develop ministries through our partner churches, to support people in their current circumstances. Each day,

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Get Ready to Shop!

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Our dream of a Love INC thrift shoppe is closer to becoming a reality! As we shared at last fall’s Dinner/Auction, we have plans in 2017 to open a volunteer-run store to help provide financial support for the ministry, to promote Love INC to the broader community, and to provide incentives for our upcoming community

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Gifts from the Heart

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One of the awesome parts about serving through Love INC is being able to share gifts with our client families. Whether a new uniform for a child to be able to attend school or a prayer with the family after carrying in an apartment full of furniture, we strive to be the hands and feet

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The Next Step: Transformational Ministry

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In recent years, we have offered a study in Redemptive Compassion, either at one of our partner churches or gathering at our office. Through this, a number of us have wrestled through a Biblical philosophy on how to serve in ways that go beyond taking care of immediate needs, looking instead to ways that help our clients transform their

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