Category Archives: giving

Stop. Notice. Give thanks.

Most of California is bracing for a pretty strong winter storm over the Thanksgiving weekend. It has already begun in the northern part of the state. We’re always the last to get it down here in the lower corner. In … Continue reading

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What we learned

One of the things we have learned through this campaign is who some of our influencers are here at the Catch. Peter Herschend saw a community; Marti built it; Shar’i filled a need within it with tangible acts of love; … Continue reading

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Catch Influencers then and now

As we pointed out in a recent Catch, our cornerstone philanthropic investor, Peter Herschend, envisioned a community cyber church and in 2012 went to work making that vision real. Between then and now, the Lord has brought many leaders to … Continue reading

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Catch Influencers: Marti Fischer

Marti and I have shared a story since we first met. It’s a little drama we play out. One of us asks the other, “How much do you love me?” And the other holds out a hand showing a little … Continue reading

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She had a Hotline to Heaven and used it often

by Marti Fischer Along with her husband, JJ, we continue to grieve over the loss of The Catch Ministry’s Elder and Prayer Warrior, Shar’i. The Catch Ministry would not exist without the power of prayer. And I am not sure … Continue reading

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You are an influencer

You are an influencer if: you want to make a difference in somebody’s life; you have a gift and you want to use it; you want to be found doing the will of God when the Lord comes back; you … Continue reading

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Parking on someone else’s dime

Most of us have been downtown, pulled into a parking place, ready to fish out a coin for the meter, only to find there’s still time on it. It kind of feels good. A little guilty pleasure. We’re getting something … Continue reading

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Remember the fire

  Nearly all of us will go through things in our lives that have the potential of destroying us but they don’t. We survive, we move on, we grow stronger. What’s more those intense times help create a quality of … Continue reading

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