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September 22nd, 2016

Being of Service: An Inner Ministry

By Mate Kelber

Being of Service: An Inner Ministry by Mate Kelber Mate received the Volunteer of the Year Award at MSIA’s 2016 Conference I have always felt that being an ordained minister is an honor, a privilege and a blessing, and I hold that very sacred in my heart. Alex Padilla encouraged me to write J-R a note […]

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September 21st, 2016

The Joy of My Own Devotion

By Martha Ringer

The Joy of My Own Devotion by Martha Ringer Martha received the Minister of the Year Award at MSIA’s 2016 Conference My ministerial blessing opens with a statement that I have created a solid foundation inside of me so that this ministry could come into fruition and that as I open to serving others in the outer […]

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September 21st, 2016

My Life with the Traveler

By Genie Ford

My Life with the Traveler by Genie Ford Genie received the Lifetime Service Award at MSIA’s 2016 Conference I was looking for a teacher, and I knew it. I grew up in Texas in a large family in the Depression. My mother was a Bible-quoting person—for everything. It was interesting, though, that I don’t think she […]

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September 21st, 2016

What Service Means to Me

By Emeka Elechi

What Service Means to Me by Emeka Elechi Emeka received the Minister of the Year Award at MSIA’s 2016 Conference First, let me start by expressing my gratitude to J-R for his love and blessings. I was ordained on September 9,1986, when J-R visited Nigeria. He charged us to go and do good works. Service is the […]

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September 21st, 2016

My Soul Awareness Seminars Experience

By Stella Reinis

My Soul Awareness Seminars Experience by Stella Reinis My heart is full of gratitude and joy today as I start sharing my experience offering and participating in Soul Awareness Seminars. I have to go back in time to tell you how it all started. Twenty six years ago my brother introduced me to the MSIA […]

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September 21st, 2016

My Name is Laren and I’ll Be Your Server

By Laren Bright

My Name is Laren and I’ll Be Your Server by Laren Bright Laren received the Lifetime Service Award at MSIA’s 2016 Conference Have you ever heard something come out of your mouth that you hadn’t really thought about before and realized it was a profound truth for you? That happened to me around 1991 at a […]

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September 21st, 2016

Celebrating John-Roger’s Birthday

By MSIA Celebrates John-Roger

  Join us in celebrating John-Roger’s Birthday on Saturday September 24th. We invite you, from wherever you find yourself at 12pm Pacific Time, to spend time in Spiritual Exercises in celebration of MSIA’s Founder John-Roger.   View your local time here   “If you would practice Soul Transcendence, consider joining the celebration. For you are […]

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September 20th, 2016

100% Living and Working with John-Roger | An Interview with Joey Hubbard

By David Sand

100% Living and Working with John-Roger An Interview with Joey Hubbard by David Sand   NDH: What is it like working with J-R? Joey: What’s funny is that I never considered it work. It’s interesting because there were times when you’d go four or five days in a row with very little to no sleep, […]

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September 2nd, 2016

Peace is Present Workshop with John Morton at Peace Awareness Labyrinth & Gardens

By Teri Breier, photos by David Sand

On Tuesday, August 16, in the spirit of the Olympics, more than 250 people from 17 countries around the world—Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Colombia, France, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Panama, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela—gathered in-person and online with a focus on peace. Hosted by MSIA staffers Alethea Lamb […]

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August 16th, 2016

Our Ministry Visit to Venezuela

By Nora Valenzuela and Ani Pacheco

What a great blessing it was to visit our MSIA family in Venezuela! We don’t know who got more out of it, they or us. For several years, Ani Pacheco and I, and other people, had talked about the possibility of going to Venezuela to support our family, so when the Presidency of MSIA and […]

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