Get Active for a Great Cause!

FCA is an excellent place to invest your time and $

Do you want to invest your money and time to a cause which invests in the next generation? We fell in love with Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Join us!

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My husband and I recently attended an FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) banquet and were highly impressed with the dedication and passion the leaders had for America’s kids. What wowed me even more were the teens, tweens and even elementary school students who shared about their goals in life and how FCA has helped guide them to be the excellent leaders of tomorrow. There was a second grade girl who read a short story with so much power and boldness in her voice. She made it easy for us to want to partner with this organization.

Kathy Wiesen is our FCA area representative for Lake of the Ozarks. She is one of the hardest working women I know who invests every moment into equipping our teens for greatness. When I asked her why she chose to volunteer for this specific organization, she said, “I got involved when I was coaching because I knew I wasn’t coaching as strong in the Christian faith as I should have. I saw the impact on the students and myself and it was so powerful that God was clearly calling me to do this. It’s all about him.”

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Your Munchkins Will Love This Award-Winning Book Series!

Building stronger relationships and respect for others

At a loss trying to find a quality book series for your kids that give them positive solutions on bullying, fear, bragging etc? Look no further!

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Finding good quality, moral-rich books that are the perfect length for parents and kids, is a rare find. And if you want great illustrations to go with? Keep dreaming. Well moms, I’m happy to announce, that I’ve found the perfect book series, “Adventures of the Sea Kids,” by GML Publishing. It has surpassed all my expectations. While touring numerous booths at the International Christian Media Conference in Orlando last month, several books on display caught my eye on one of the tables. After flipping through the first book, I was hooked. I knew my kids would love these books and I knew I couldn’t leave the conference without them. Unbeknownst to me, I actually talked to the author of the series, Lee Ann Mancini and after our short discussion regarding a lack of good books for our kids to choose from today, she said she would send me the entire series for free. What a treat!

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The Last 5 Things Jesus Told Us to Do

Let's get busy!

What was the ultimate demonstration of LOVE? Christ dying on the cross for every person on the planet! Here’s what He told us to do! Let’s get busy!

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Recently while getting my morning run in, I was listening to the book “Radical: Taking Back Your Faith From the American Dream” by David Platt. His book challenged me to think about how I live my Christian life out daily. What should our main focus be? We say common phrases like “sharing our faith” or “inviting people to church” or “telling others about Jesus” but do we really do it? Should that really be our main focus? Platt said our schedules will show whether we are putting Jesus first or not. I’ve always cherished verses like Matthew 28:19-20. These words take on a whole new meaning after listening to this book. It states, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

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Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Attend a Conference Every Year

Why I'm addicted to attending conventions

Do you love learning new things and expanding your reach with the message God placed on your heart? Then register to attend a conference today!

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Ever since I was a kid, I just loved learning. I would read books in our huge apple tree in the front lawn of our 300 acre farm. I would get done doing the farm chores, grab a book and head midway up that tree to gain more knowledge and understanding about the world. The only thing was, the more I learned, the more I yearned to venture off that farm and travel around the globe. I wanted to experience all that I had read about in person. And that…I did.

Besides reading, one major way that helps me hone my craft is by attending national conferences. At least once a year, I register for a convention that equips me do what I do better, whether it would be mothering or mentoring. The more I learn, the better I can be to reach others with the message and mission God has placed on my heart.

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