I like to think coincidences are purposeful, close encounters with God. We can view them as less-than-subtle reminders of The Almighty; or, more concretely, picture them as divine thumps against our thick skulls – wake up calls letting us know that God is, indeed, present and active in our world and in our lives. As the One Who Is, fully... Read More
In this life we are given a limited amount of specific moments, events, or experiences that offer us the opportunity to step outside of our own realities and into a new one, where our comfort zones are stretched, our perspectives are changed, and our hearts are transformed. For some this may be starting a new job, entering marriage, or moving... Read More
I am currently finishing my senior year at Spring Arbor University in Michigan. I am studying youth ministry and dream of someday having my own after-school drop-in center to minister to at-risk urban youth. As God's grace and mercy go with me, I am excited to serve the Lord through authentic love and Christ-like service to others for the rest of my days.
Remembering Janet's board of directors extended congratulations to our first scholarship recipients on February 12, 2017. Board members were guests at Spring Arbor University, where Mr. Danny Lacy, the university’s Director of Planned Giving, arranged for us to meet our scholars—Quinn Colvin and Shyanne Savage—for lunch and fellowship. Flowers adorned the center of our table, and a quiet corner location allowed... Read More
We did it! Two young women attending Spring Arbor University were the first recipients of Pastor Janet Noble-Richardson Memorial Scholarships. Just before the end of our inaugural year, 2016, Shyanne Savage and Quinn Colvin each received $2,000 towards their educational expenses at SAU.Remembering Janet’s advisors spent the days surrounding Christmas reviewing candidates’ applications--including essays, work and volunteer experience, and references. We... Read More