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Faith Family News

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We have an overflow crowd in our 41st class this fall. Men, women, young, not-so-young - all looking for the skills needed for gainful employment. Around the lunch table each day, students share their hopes, dreams and stories that impact their lives. Recently we asked students to name some of the things about FaithWorks that they are

We serve lunch in a room that was originally a lab in a medical facility built in 1955 for Dr. Irby Fox and used by a number of medical professionals. When FaithWorks was offered use of the building in 2007, Community Development Block Grant paid for new flooring and paint. We removed the 50-year-old carpet from

I love stories and I am a natural story teller. If you know me well, you know that often what could be a short answer to your question comes with a story. FaithWorks graduates are reading Brene’ Brown’s book Rising Strong and discussing her writing over dinner one Thursday night each month.   Brown talks about how our

This past Thursday we celebrated, in an auditorium filled with family, friends, encouragers and former graduates, as we completed our summer FaithWorks class. Our 37th class is a determined group of students, who named their class The Unshaken. It is always a highlight of graduation to hear the stories. Every student has a story – an incredible

It gives me comfort in knowing that whatever happens that day or that week that when the day is over I have a safe place to watch my children sleep and me also. A place where my family can be comfortable and where children can be children. It’s my safe haven. I feel like all I

One of FaithWorks’ favorite friends is Terry Pope. Dr. Pope is a professor of accounting and finance in the College of Business at Abilene Christian University. This week, like every beginning week of every semester, Terry opens his class of senior business majors reminding them that every morning when they look in the mirror, as they

If I had a hammer . . . I am in New Orleans this week with my sweet husband, Dave, attending the National Association of Realtors annual conference. We came a day early to work with a group of realtor volunteers, 150 strong, to work on four Habitat Houses. We built subflooring on the house we were

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord July 28th begins Internship season for the summer FaithWorks class.   Students conduct research and interviews with area employees for the first five weeks of the semester as part of the process of identifying THE career or stop gap job they will pursue. Using this information, local

Today is the beginning of the second week of our thirty fourth FaithWorks class!  Our Summer 2014 class fills the classroom with nineteen incredible men and women – a large number for a summer class. This FaithWorks family is spending the morning with Dave Dalzell as he walks them through the first peek at the Gospel