This is Love

At one church soon after the ONE Focus initiative was first underway, a man who had committed to take part was killed in a car accident. On the front seat of his truck was found a list of the unsaved people he wanted to reach with God’s love. The man’s friends took the list and began praying for the names on it. One of the names was the man’s father . . . who has since fulfilled his son’s...

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A Beautiful Heart

My ONE came into my life a little more than seven years ago. When I heard about ONE Focus at our church, I knew right away that Shawn was my ONE. I knew that I would pray for him without ceasing. Though my pastor said that our ONE should probably not be someone of the opposite sex, Shawn had come into my life through my niece, who had a relationship with him. I knew that I could pray for both of...

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My ONE Story

Shortly after I began working at a local dental office, the ONE Focus initiative kicked off. I really didn’t feel God had a strong presence in my workplace, although some people said that they went to church. Anyway, right away I knew who my ONE would be: a coworker named Trina. I invited Trina to church occasionally, but I was not encouraged by her response at all. One time when I invited...

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Courage and Words

I have known my ONE for almost five years. We met at the gym. We have worked out together, participated in triathlons together, and have shared meals with one another. Since I’ve known my ONE, I’ve been aware that she doesn’t have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. In fact, she barely knows anything about him. She was raised in Germany, and her parents never took her to church. I...

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107% Participation

I have just finished counting our commitment cards from this morning and I am blown away! God showed up in a BIG way! Here are the preliminary figures. TOTAL SS ATTENDANCE TODAY: 414 TOTAL SS ATTENDANCE (JAN-TODAY): 393 TOTAL COMMITMENTS TODAY: 375 % OF TOTAL SS ATTENDANCE (JAN-TODAY): 95.4% If you subtract the average preschool attendance of 42 per week, that makes our participation level...

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