• The Journey of Leadership Causes Nausea

    Leadership is all about taking people on a journey. The challenge is that most of the time, we are asking people to follow us to places we ourselves have never been. -Andy Stanley To get this going, I need you to step into my brain mid-thought. I know that’s a scary place for those who […]

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  • Made in the Image of God

    By: Lois Lanham, House Aide Sometimes I have a hard time admitting when I am struggling. At times it is an issue of pride; I simply don’t want to let anyone know about my perceived areas of failure. Often, though, it is my assumption that everyone else is strong, handles stressful situations well, and wouldn’t […]

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  • Two of the Best Thanksgiving Dishes

    The gracious gifts of the God Most High …should be solemnly, reverently, and gratefully acknowledged with one heart and one voice by the whole American people.” -Abraham Lincoln, First National Thanksgiving Day 1863 IN 1863 President Lincoln wrote Proclamation 106 to declare the last Thursday of November a national day to recognize with thanksgiving and […]

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  • I had to apologize

    A couple of weeks ago I sent many of you an email apologizing for my excitement about seeing the light at the end of the tunnel for opening the doors of The Sparrow’s Nest. I asked you how I could pray for you. I am so thankful for your responses. I spent a couple of […]

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  • Bending Low, Forgetting Self- Guest Blog by Board Member Kate Thoelke

      Lord, Help us walk Your servant way Wherever Love may lead And, bending low, forgetting self, Each serve the other’s need. –Herman Stuempfle, Jr. This past Maundy Thursday, something exciting happened here in St. Charles County.  Did you hear we signed the contract to obtain our first Nest?!  On this day, the whole Christian […]

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  • Here Is The Best Thing- Guest Blog by Board Member David Trampe

    Happy Easter from The Sparrow’s Nest! I go to church at Zion Lutheran in Harvester and we have an certain Easter tradition that we do.  On Easter morning the pastor greets the congregation by saying “Alleluia!  Christ is risen!” and  the congregation responds by saying “He is risen indeed!  Alleluia!”  Since we have all been […]

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  • We can’t find enough ways to thank you!

    Dear Volunteers, National Volunteer Week is fast approaching, and on behalf of everyone here at The Sparrow’s Nest, we want to extend our deepest thanks. Our appreciation is unending for those that have answered the call to be so giving of their time and talents. Volunteers are an invaluable asset to The Sparrow’s Nest mission. Without each and every one […]

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  • Go ahead! You can say it!

    Go ahead. Say it. You know you want to. Ha! Again I say Ha! I told you so! It was finished at The Cross but it was just beginning at The Tomb. The Sadducees, Caesar, the hate-filled crowds, the Roman guards had stated “Yes! Jesus’s life is over! We told you nothing good could come […]

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  • Hold your applause, please

    They always say looking back at the past is a bad idea because there is nothing we can do to change the past. But every so often we need to pull back from the grind of daily work and look at the full panorama of where we’ve been to make sure we’re on track for […]

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  • Eucharisteo

    The self help aisles at your local book store are loaded with ways to really find true happiness. Online sites spout the Top Ten Ways to Cultivate Joy. TV talk shows document the path to joy. And yet… At The Sparrow’s Nest we strive to cultivate an attitude of thankfulness. Many people question our fortitude […]

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