In His Name Ministries,
Closed it's doors December 31, 2012
The pages left on this site are for your encouragement
in your walk with Jesus
Blessings and Smiles of Joy
the Afflicted and Showing People How To Help.
In His Name Ministries has been a place where hurting people
call for encouragement and financial help.
Daily requests for assistance are screened and prioritized.
Then we use ministry funds (or seek assistance from
constituents) to pay a utility bill, take care of a prescription, or
assist on a rental payment.
Often we cannot give financial aid, but in every case we want to
listen, make suggestions and talk to clients about the ways of God.
There are two aspects of the ministry.
First to console the
(this may include financial aid);
and to lead them to know God's promises and expectations.
Secondly, to encourage action from the Christian
Clients are known to us from:
a concerned neighbor
a public agency
a hospital social worker
two or more agencies or ministries join forces to meet larger financial
HOW CAN YOU KNOW WHO NEEDS HELP?
We remind 'ministry friends'
with a monthly
newsletter and since 1996 we have been using this
web site. Contact
email@example.com to receive a newsletter.
The financial hardships of clients are often just the tip of an iceberg.
The unspoken elements of the problem may come to light during
interviews. Common issues are:
need for job
the bread winner
moral confusion, or
just the need of
And of course, many people are just stuck in a
Examples: A senior citizen who is no
longer able to work who is getting by on a poverty retirement income (as
low as $600 per month). Or a disabled person who literally cannot
Many of the cases are persons who are permanently
disabled and/or elderly,
or persons who are temporarily disabled by an accident or disease.
Governmental and public care givers do not meet all of the basic needs
in a crisis. Often there is only meager assistance from those
sources, or none at all in some cases.
We hope individuals will get ideas from this site to implement in their
own communities, or tell us how their church is working to creatively
minister to the poor.
In His Name Ministries -- Serving By the Power and
Leading of the Holy Spirit
Why poor neighbors are important for you. ~
we decide who to aid ~
Ministry -What's That ~
Great Commandment. ~
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