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LOL at the Barron Center

Sep 27 2011

My class just got back from our first show of the school year which was at the Barron Center nursing home in Portland.  I was so pleased and surprised with how well they did.  From the respectfulness they showed upon entering the home, to the work and effort in setting up pand warming up, to the performance itself, to the face to face ministry and prayer time with the residents afterwards, this group, 80% of whom are new this year, amazed me as they did everything as if they were experienced pros.

Some of the highlights include:

>  Eric's diabolo wizardry.

>  Joey performing an under the leg throw with machetes.

>  Hannah's hysterical bubble gum / mouth coil gag.

>  Our quartet's beautiful rendition of Amazing Grace.

>  Gabe's excellent interpretation of the major character in "I Want to Know What Love Is".

>  Tanner's portrayal of the 'good' son in "The Prodigal Juggler".

I am optimistic that this will be a great year for LOL.

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The presentation was fun and encouraging... The gospel message was clear and encouraging. I purchased your book and just finished it. Your scope is broad and again encouraging. May God continue to bless your ministry. I will encourage others to read your book. -Parishioner of a local church

"Hey, I  wanted to say that was a great message in chapel today! It touched something:) thanks for doing it!" -High School Student  

"We are so grateful that you brought your amazing ministry back to our church this year... The Gospel message you bring applies to all!  It is such a positive, valuable work that you do."  -Coordinator of Christian Ed. UCC Church

"There's no questioning it. This is powerful stuff. It's extremely touching at times, never less than entertaining, and I see a lot of sincere love for Jesus in you guys."  -Dwight Lilies, song writer

The Lord has given you a wonderful window through which to present the Gospel!   - Field Director of Alliance Missions to Paraguay

"What a wonderful ministry to both children and adults.  In past years it has been a struggle to arrange programing that would hold the attention of all ages, but also challenge each heart with God's gift of Salvation.  Thank you for sharing your ministry."  -Sunday School Sup't.

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