Restore Outreach Ministries


Ray’s Blog

  • Thank God it’s Spring!

    Never in my entire life have I looked forward to Spring more than this year. I know I am growing older and the entire, dark, dismal days of winter have been awful for me this year. The need for greater and longer lasting light is appreciated so much more than in years past. The winter […]

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  • Now There’s an Idea

    All too often when we see a short television clip of an overseas or domestic tragedy we want to help immediately. Haiti for instance has been the beneficiary as of late to those that need to respond immediately to help. We have seen hundreds of millions of dollars in aid come from all across the […]

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  • Not Better. Just Different.

    I have been a minister over half of my life. I was called to the ministry at the age of 17 – ministry is all I know. I have learned to teach, preach, sing, and lead worship at one place all of my life – Bible Center Cathedral. There I had such labels as Youth […]

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  • Thanks to The Cathedral

    Thanks to The Cathedral and Pastor Rick VanHoose for allowing Restore to use it’s facility on Mondays, a storage area, and van for the past 20 months. Continued blessings on all you do and your new Monday discipleship program – may it flourish!

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  • Keeping your Christmas Merry

    Hey, there are plenty of things to focus on that could make you mad about the handling of Christmas by some. You might get upset because certain department stores do not give full credence to this season. You might get bothered that employees are trained to say, ‘Happy Holidays’ instead of Merry Christmas. You may […]

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  • Rejected to Accepted

    When rejection comes it is like an odor-not seen but noticed by all. Rejection leaves us outside the place where we think we need to be accepted.  You have seen that awkward little kid that was overlooked when teams were being picked?  Something was screaming inside of that child, “pick me, please pick me!”  You […]

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  • FWD:FWD:FWD:FWD:FWD

    Does this does look familiar? The FWD—short for ‘Forward’ on the subject line in your email box. I must admit many of these FWD’s I find to be mildly monotonous. Yes, the FWD story in the email can be inspiring and thought provoking but it has made me wonder if we are not really communicating […]

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