Author Archives: MTM

The Great Blanket Banquet

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Erwin Davis International (EDI) is partnering with Chattanooga area businesses and nonprofits, such as Cadence Coffee and Mustard Tree Ministries, Inc., in hosting The Great Blanket Banquet 2016 for the less fortunate community of our city. The Great Blanket Banquet “I want to be very sincere in my formation of this event,” stated Erwin M. […]

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Love Your Neighbor Campaign

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Mustard Tree Ministries, Inc. is kicking off our Love Your Neighbor – #Loveyourneighbor – campaign with a “Warm for the Holidays” coat, sleeping bag and blanket drive! Donate new or your gently used and washed blankets, sleeping bags, coats, mittens, gloves and toboggans at any one of our many drop off locations! In doing so, […]

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Fall on the Farm

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  “Whatever you do for the least of these . . .” You don’t automatically think of going on hayrides, getting your face painted, playing carnival games and bouncing on bouncy houses with your kids when you hear those words, or at least I don’t, but that’s what we did this past Saturday at Mustard […]

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Building Bridges at East Lake Courts

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Most people know Mustard Tree Ministries works as a ministry in the homeless communities here in the Chattanooga area.  However, not everyone knows that one of the key ministries we engage in daily is in the inner city. Our work here often goes unseen. Building Bridges at East Lake Courts Through the hospitality of our […]

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The Difference Between Volunteers and Servants

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It was not long after Mustard Tree Ministries began that I began to realize something. There is a difference between volunteers and servants. Because of the way that volunteerism is celebrated in our world today, I hope that some of you are saying, “So tell me the difference.” First let me say that there are […]

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Toxic Charity, When Helping Hurts?

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I have to admit that the first time I heard someone mention the book When Helping Hurts, and now the book Toxic Charity, I cringed. I thought, this is a way that the Church is trying to come up with reasons NOT to help people who are in need. We have to be honest, the […]

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