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  • Former fire fighter joins Strength for Service team

    March 26th, 2014

    LOS ANGELES, Calif.––Jim Jeffery, a Scout leader and former fire chief, has agreed to serve as a member of the Nashville-based organization promoting Strength for Service books. “I read the devotions from Strength for Service to God and Country prior to the release of the Strength for Service to God and Community,” said Jeffery… read more

  • Remembering Gene Hunsberger

    March 18th, 2014

      Gene Hunsberger (1925-1999) If it had not been for Gene Hunsberger, no service men or women would have received copies of Strength for Service to God and Country after 1953. Hunsberger, a corpsman in the U.S. Navy, received a copy of Strength for Service to God and Country while serving in World War II. He not only read daily… read more

  • Strength for Service becomes a non-denominational ministry

    February 21st, 2014

    Gil Hanke (left), top staff executive of the General Commission on UM Men, presents Larry Coppock, director of the Strength for Service Fund, and LW Smith, chair of the Strength for Service Task Force with life memberships in UM Men. Dan Ramsey (right), president of the National Association of Conference Presidents, notes the important role these… read more

  • Kentucky church presents 250 books to first responders

    December 5th, 2013

    Police Chief Guy Howie and members of the Hopkinsville Police Department receive copies of Strength for Service to God and Community.   HOPKINSVILLE, Ky.––Hopkinsville UMC gave copies of Strength for Service to God and Community to 250 first responder in their community. The church placed American flag envelopes in every bulletin. The… read more