Last week I received a beautiful Hallmark card and I'm sharing it's message with you. It is a reminder that life is sometimes hard but when we are rooted in Christ, we will be able to withstand any problem we encounter and will come out victorious!! "THE OAK TREE" A Message of Encouragement A mighty … Continue reading Never Underestimate the Power of an OAK!! (Isaiah 61: 3b)
This past month has been emotional for me. Having our first graduates move out was an emotional surprise. When Jen moved out early February, I shared with a friend that I felt like I was dropping my daughter off to college for the first time and then a little over a month later Anita followed … Continue reading Happy Endings and New Beginnings
Ephesians 3: 20 states "now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus thorough out all generations, for ever and ever! Amen A month ago we … Continue reading More than we could imagine….
A new year brings thoughts of new beginnings. As we review this past year, we are thankful for the many things God has done for this ministry. It's been exciting to be part of God at work in the lives of his daughters. To watch the ladies in our program, grow in their faith and … Continue reading Let your SMILE change the World but don’t let the World change your SMILE!
I can't thank all of you enough for coming out and supporting our Christmas Bazaar at Oaks House 1 last weekend. Donations came pouring in and people came to shop on a very cold weekend to show their support. We raised over $2,300 and since things are still set out, people are still purchasing. We praise God again for … Continue reading Winding up 2016…
OAKS TWO has officially opened!!! The inside painting is completed and this home is beautifully decorated. We are excited to have another safe haven to help women in need retreat, reflect and renew their lives to the Lord in addition to working hard to become financially stable. The Board has chosen Vickie Chandler to be the residential house manager for Oaks 2. Vickie came … Continue reading Oaks 2 has opened….
We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone again who came out and showed their support at our 2nd Annual Benefit Concert last evening. We also want to give a special thank you to Mt. Vernon Christian Church for providing a beautiful place for our event, The Nottingham Four for blessing us with their musical gifts as well … Continue reading Counting our Blessings
Thanks to all of the Oaks Ministry Prayer Warriors who bring this ministry before our Father's throne. I know you are praying for God is roaring like a LION displaying His power in and through the Oaks Ministry. There is no way we could be doing what we've been doing without the strength coming from within. My … Continue reading Somebody’s Praying, I can feel it!!
The Oaks Ministry Board has agreed to move forward with the responsibility of another home that God has provided to help women in need. We have been busy cleaning and painting and fixing up another beautiful home, in the Borough of Oxford for His holy purposes. It too shall be a "planting of the Lord for the display … Continue reading Oaks II
As I think about the past month at the Oaks Ministry, I am reminded of God's faithfulness and provision and I praise Him. I am also reminded of the following verse: "There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens." Ecclesiastes 3:1 In the beginning of June, the Oaks Ministry … Continue reading Two New Team Members