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Welcome Tammie Sawyer

We are delighted to welcome Tammie Sawyer, MSN/CRNP to M-POWER and the Health Center. She will be filling the role of Evening Clinic Coordinator. In this role, Tammie will coordinate all evening clinic activities and is responsible for assisting with volunteer coordination, patient referrals, care plan feasibility, injections and in-office medical treatments. If you are […]

When Life Hurts

Sometimes life just hurts. Suffering is a part of the human experience; a part we don’t enjoy or understand. Pain and death are inescapable for all. Many of us fall into a trap when confronted with suffering. We ask, “why?” instead of “what now?” When life hurts, we can take comfort that Jesus shared in […]

The Race

For M-POWER, the race marked out for us this past month included two-weeks without air conditioning, a GED program starting up amidst the heat, and a brief day with no power. And while our race wasn’t marked out by miles and didn’t result in shin splints, it certainly induced some sweat.

It’s Getting Hot in Here

We have a hard job at M-POWER. For one, our mission is difficult. Generational poverty is not something that can be “solved” in a short time frame. Moreover, if someone has never experienced life trapped in poverty, there is no frame of reference for the struggles many of our clients face on a daily basis. […]

“What is Poverty?” T-Shirts

Order your shirt with a $15 suggested donation benefiting M-POWER Ministries. Help M-POWER Ministries spread the word that poverty is not just about money. In fact, no one resource will help someone get out of poverty. Poverty includes a lack of sufficient financial resources, but it is so much more. Poverty is the opposite of […]

Is Volunteering Biblical?

At M-POWER we depend on volunteers. Volunteers teach people to read, provide healthcare, tend to our garden and do so much more. And we are grateful. So much so that we even have an annual volunteer award and volunteer celebration, and we’re always talking about ways we can improve our volunteer program. And yet, I […]

An Education

“I didn’t know what I didn’t know.” We hear this phrase frequently in the halls of M-POWER. At times it’s uttered by clients; but more often than not, it’s voiced by staff members or volunteers. The unknown is a vulnerable place. To think you have the answers, only to be rocked to your core with […]

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