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Fundamental Camps 2019

It was great to serve 214 kids who registered for multiple camps this summer resulting in over 700 registrations! 57 volunteers helped in the five camps. We had fun with Theatre, Art, Soccer, Basketball, and In the Wild (VBS) Camps. More than 1/4th of the kids who come do not go to church anywhere. We …

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Christmas is Coming!

Only 52 days until Christmas! Are you ready for the “Advent” season? Advent literally means the “coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important.” Advent on the Christian calendar is a four-week season of preparation and anticipation leading up to Christmas, on December 25. The focus of Advent is two-fold. On the one hand, we …

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Bivocational Ministry

I recently read about the growing trend of “A rapid increase in bi-vocational church staff. We have noted the growing trend of bi-vocational pastors. We will see in 2015 an accelerated trend of other church staff becoming bi-vocational.” (   There is also an apparent increase in bi-vocational pastors as well. Since I am bi-vocatonal, I …

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Eight Tips for Deducting Charitable Contributions

As 2014 comes to a close, I wanted to let folks know that Shamburgers on Mission is a qualified organization for IRS charitible contributions. Contibutions are made through the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention to Tim Shamburger (Acct # 9682). All contributions go directly to the ministry. You can find out more …

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The Coming – Day 1 of Advent

Day 1 The Coming Scripture Luke 2:8-14   Devotion Advent literally means “coming.” We celebrate Christmas because it was the (first) coming of Jesus. We celebrate advent in the anticipation of the second coming as well. Why celebrate Christmas?  We celebrate because: Jesus came to bring Joy! Jesus came to bring Salvation! And Jesus came …

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Order in time for Advent!

I have just published a book of devotions and activities for Advent!You can order the book online through, or you can give any donation to Shamburgers on Mission and I will send you a copy of the book for FREE!. Hurry and order to be ready for Advent!. Click here for more information.

More Missionary Pictures

Pictures of our summer missionaries at work this summer.

Seven Summer Missionaries!

As we began planning our annual summer “Fundamentals Camps” at Abundant Life Community Church (ALCC) early in 2014, we hoped we would be able to have some of the college and high school teens from our church to serve as summer missionaries. It is hard work to accomplish all we do without help. ALCC is …

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One thing at a time

Things are crazy the world is crashing around you. Take it slow. One step at a time. What do I do next. Not what am I going to do next week or next month. What’s next? You may not know why. You may never know that. You may not feel like moving forward. But move. …

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Trusting In Him

I have been praying about something for a while now. A decision I would have to make. I asked God to make it clear when it came time for me to make the decision. He did. It was clear. But I was scared to pull the trigger. I was nervous. Is this really what I …

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