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HeartNews 10/2017

by Abby Shields
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Dear Friend, A the end of this month I will be traveling out to California to speak at a women’s retreat hosted by Cornerstone Community Church in Auburn. The theme for the retreat is “Encouraging One Another in Love”. I find it to be no coincidence how a lot of the work God has put […]

HeartNews 9/2017

by Abby Shields
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Dear Friend, “Now a leper came to Him, imploring Him, kneeling down to Him and saying to Him, “If You are willing, You can make me clean.” Then Jesus, moved with compassion, stretched out His hand and touched him, and said to him, “I am willing; be cleansed.” `Mark 1:40-41 He stretched out His hand […]

HeartNews 8/2017

by Abby Shields
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Dear Friend, No Heart Left Behind is a family-focused ministry that looks to support and nurture all aspects of family life. As we near the end of summer, and the kids head back to school, one aspect of family life that may need a little nurturing and support is PARENTING! Being a parent is one […]

HeartNews 7/2017

by Abby Shields
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Dear Friend, In John 10:10, Jesus said “I came so that they may have life and have it abundantly.” However, many who try to walk out the Christian faith and experience the abundant life that Jesus speaks of, can end up feeling tired, frustrated, and inadequate. We deal with wounds, emotions, and burdens that seem […]

HeartNews 6/2017

by Abby Shields
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Dear Friend, The word, retreat is defined as “an act of moving back or withdrawing.” Retreating is a very biblical principle but for more reasons than you would probably think. Yes, retreating gives us the opportunity to rest physically, and when we live at a busy pace, rest is the chance to rejuvenate and avoid […]

HeartNews 5/2017

by Abby Shields
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Dear Friend, As a family-focused ministry, we are excited to celebrate Mother’s Day this month. Motherhood can be the toughest, most-rewarding, thankless but most important role in the family unit. While I believe society has diminished the importance of mothers, I think Jesus makes it clear from the cross the high esteem we should hold […]

HeartNews 4/2017

by Abby Shields
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Dear Friend, This past month, my husband and I had the privilege of meeting with Miss Rosanne, a 74-year old woman and her son, Tommy. We met the two of them at their low-income apartment they had just moved into three weeks ago. Previously, they had been living in a shelter in Baton Rouge since […]

HeartNews 03/2017

by Abby Shields
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Dear Friend, With last month’s launch of a capital campaign for a building for No Heart Left Behind, we stepped out in faith towards something that has been a part of our vision from the very beginning. As we indicated before, the purpose of a building would be to bring the three growing facets of […]

HeartNews 02/2017

by Abby Shields
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Dear Friend, Author Ann Voskamp once said, “You’ve got to use the life you’ve been given to give others life. If your life isn’t about giving relief-you don’t get real life.” Over the past ten years of ministry, the heart of NHLB has been to bring relief to the suffering and point people to life, […]

HeartNews 01/2017

by Abby Shields
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Dear Friend, Happy New Year! I hope that 2016 was a year of blessings for you and that 2017 will be all the more. Like many of you, we like to take a moment to reflect on the year behind us and look forward to what God has for us in the upcoming year. 2016 […]