Mike Ward

Mike Ward
Mike Ward
Irmo, SC United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Feb 06, 2016
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I've traveled through life thinking that I wanted to leave a huge impact on the entire world. Then, I fell into thinking that it is imposisble to have an impact like that in today's time. However, I've come to realize that, through God, I can leave a huge impact in someone's life. Sometimes it is a simple conversation or an easy-going smile. Every interaction that we have in our daily lives has some kind of impact on others.

I firmly believe that it is not our purpose to work and pay bills. We are meant for more. We are meant to love. We are meant to help others that may need our help. It may be a tiny task, like tying the shoes of a lady that stops you outside of the grocery store. No questions. No funny looks. No explanation needed. Just bend over and tie her shoe.

I live in Irmo, SC and work throughout the Midlands of South Carolina. I help to give back in my local community by volunteering at the Shepherd's Center of Lexington. I serve as a volunteer instructor by teaching older adults how to use technology in a safe manner. I also serve on the board of directors to help lead the organization into a position that is making a positive difference in the Lexington county community. In addition to this organization, I serve on the board of directors for the Shepherd's Centers of America. This is a national organization that assists the local centers to be successful.

In 2014 I left my wife of 8 years. The relationship reached a point where I felt that it was better to handle if I was not involved. I had to leave the house where my two precious daughters lived as well. This was the most difficult decision I've ever made. After leaving my marriage, I went to the church as a refuge. A few weeks later was the first time that my life made sense. I rededicated my life to Jesus and began a new journey of personal growth. Just shy of a year later I met a teacher that changed my life. He opened my eyes up to the power that is held within God's Word. I've grown so much over the last year. I feel that I'm being called to "do more" and I've decided to study the bible and ministry deeper. In 2016, I have enrolled in bible college. I will dedicate myself to the Lord and let His plan unfold for me to live.

I obviously don't know what God has in store for me, however I fully trust His path that he's directing. I submit to Him and will follow Him always.

Mike
Ward

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Mike Ward's Fundraisers

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1st Year of Bible College Fu…

Amount Raised:

$350

 

7% Raised of$5,070 Goal