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Tears Of Joy All Around
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Tears Of Joy All Around

Tears of joy all around for our FiftyForward Donelson Station member Evelyn Cutler who was surprised with a new car today at the annual The George Shinn Foundation Christmas ShinnDig. Evelyn is a beloved and active member who always has a smile on her face. More than 750 older adults got a delicious Christmas meal...

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Lipscomb University Gift
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Lipscomb University Gift

When I decided to sell the NBA Hornets team, I knew the LORD had been working on my heart, more than ever, to show me that it was time to focus on HIM.

George Shinn gives $15 million to university
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George Shinn gives $15 million to university

Lipscomb University has received a $15 million gift, its largest gift in institution history, president L. Randolph Lowry announced Monday night, April 3, at its Imagine 2017 “Nashville: Prosperity for All Corners of the City” event. George Shinn, former owner of the Charlotte/New Orleans Hornets, made the gift as an investment in Lipscomb University’s College...

Bobby Lee Shinn
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Bobby Lee Shinn

I got to spend my brother’s last day on this earth with him this week. Romans 8:28 has been my verse this year. It’s strong and true meaning has done more for me than I can begin to explain. I love God, so I know that He works all for my good. Late yesterday, we...

2016 Baton Rouge Flood/Church Relief
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2016 Baton Rouge Flood/Church Relief

In August, I traveled to the Baton Rouge Area and got to see first hand the devastation that had happened there. I felt compelled to donate  $100,000 to some of the churches affected by the flood. As most of you know, Baton Rouge, Louisiana suffered a horrible flood which took close to 150,000 homes and...

Dealing With Flat Tires in Life
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Dealing With Flat Tires in Life

  Did you hear about the three drivers that had flat tires on the same road, in the same city, and on the same day? The first guy got so mad, he left his car sitting there and stormed off. Someone heard him say, “Cars are nothing but trouble. I’m through with them.” His only...

The Power of Prayer
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The Power of Prayer

Prayer isn’t something I do to change God. Prayer is something God uses to change me. That’s why prayer so powerful. Prayer connects me to the ultimate source of power in all the universe—God himself. Now it’s no longer me facing the world with my gifts and insights alone. I face the world with the Giver...

We Win With the Help of Others
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We Win With the Help of Others

I once had a business associate compliment me for being a self-made man. He knew I didn’t grow up with much money or a rich uncle to bequeath me a fortune, so he assumed that my accomplishments were something I did through hard work and determination. I did work hard and I believed in myself...

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The Power of Giving

John Wesley hit the nail on the head when he said: “Gain all you can; save all you can; give all you can.” There is so much to think about in that simple outline. Gain all you can. Do your best to succeed in life. Don’t be content to settle for mediocrity. It’s not just okay,...

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The George Shinn Foundation Gift For Sneaker Exchange

We were blessed to be able to partner with the Education Foundation of Indian River County for their Sneaker Exchange Program today. What an experience to see the smiles on the faces of those precious children. Our gift of $15,000 provided shoes and socks for 32 underprivileged children. We also provided a special gift in...