Please DONATE and SHARE to Help Cover FUNERAL SERVICES for Barry Griefer Final Rites Fundraiser by Brian Cimins

Please SHARE and Donate directly to Barry’s Funeral costs at: http://www.youcaring.com/Funeral-For-Barry-Griefer

On Monday, October 16th, I called my old friend, BARRY GRIEFER, who has terminal brain cancer, to say hello, lift his spirits and pray with him. Even though its tough to ask, I always say, “How are you feeling? Any updates from the doctor?”

Today, Barry’s response was grim and filled with sadness…”Brian, the tumors are growing so fast, I’m now officially blind and the doctors told me I have less than 5 months to live.”

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Brian Cimins, Barry Griefer and Lucia Cimins in 2010 at our daughter’s blessing by Pastor Frank Mullis

“Is there anything I can do Barry?”, I replied. He normally just asks me to pray with him or replies, “You already are just for calling me. How’s your family?” but today was different, today Barry confessed to me, “I am trying to plan my own funeral and do not have the money.”

It broke my heart and I replied, “Can I help you raise the funds, how much do you need?” Barry replied, “I’m very blessed, a local funeral home agreed to the minimal costs for my end of life requests, casket and above ground grave site for just $5,000”. I replied, “I will help you raise those funds within the Grappling and Jiu Jitsu community and Christian brothers and sisters community, is that ok with you Barry?” “Yes my son, thank you, ” Barry humbly replied.

That’s what got us here today.

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UFC Hall of Famer, Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell with Barry Griefer

Barry Griefer is now 72 years old and just received his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu a few weeks ago, taking his test completely blind, sparring multiple opponents and performed the self defense portion of the test too. He is a spiritual warrior, child of God who never gave up, but now his time is near to leave this earth and he would just like to not be a burden on his family.

When people die, everyone spends $50-100 on flowers or donates to a charity, they honor the dead more than the living. Please help me honor a living legend, the most inspirational grappler on the planet, simply because, Barry Griefer never gave up.

Psalm 116:15 says, “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the DEATH of His saints”. Barry knows Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior and dedicated his life to serve Him alone many years ago. Please consider donating to a warrior, on and off the mats, who will one day soon meet His Lord in heaven.

Please donate any amount you can, YouCaring takes 0% and 100% of the funds donated will be given to Barry and or the funeral home he has selected. We realize sometimes financial times are challenged, but every SHARE on social media helps raise $37 towards the goal.

God Bless YOU for reading, sharing, donating and CARING enough to read all the way through. We might cry when Barry leaves this earth, but we must remember, God will rejoice…please help us help him leave this earth with dignity, knowing he didn’t burden anyone, let’s help him “lie down in green pastures” and peacefully leave this earth.

barry-griefer-fundraiser-coverNOTE: 100% of donations will help pay for the $5,000 final rites and funeral services for our brother, Barry. (YouCaring takes 0%) – We know sometimes financial strife exists in like, please know every SHARE on social media raises $37 from your friends and family members for someone you care about. Please share

Please SHARE and Donate directly to Barry’s Funeral costs at: http://www.youcaring.com/Funeral-For-Barry-Griefer

LIVE Sound Healing Buddhist Monks and Nuns Singing and Chanting – Quest to Reach the ‘Peacemakers’ on Earth with the Gospel of Jesus Christ

screen-shot-2016-12-11-at-11-36-49-amMatthew Chapter 5, Verse 9 begins, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” The recent massive earthquakes reminded me of a story from April 2015, one of the most devasting earthquakes in my lifetime in Nepal.

Traveling around the world and meeting people of different religions and studies, the most naturally peaceful people I’ve ever met were the Buddhist Monks. Judgement is quick and easy and many “Christians” who I’ve run across were very judgemental of my studies, practices and overall interest in these amazing humans who’ve dedicated their lives to service.  They would have loved Jesus, they just didn’t know Him, they weren’t taught about Him…so are they LOST?  They would only stay “lost” if we fail to become the shepherds we are commanded to become and answer Jesus Christ’s final wishe to make disciples of all nations in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Now you understand why I do this…we were commanded to by Jesus himself.  Hanging around Christians at a church that becomes an Elks Club wasn’t what Jesus told us, he told us to go out and spread His message and gospel to the world.

Wherever non-believers live, we are to spread the Gospel. God has led me all over the world, even to the “far ends of the earth”, from small remote Caribbean islands, the Amazon jungle and all over South America, all over the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe and Scandanavia.  It’s been a QUEST…to find the peacemakers of the world who don’t know Jesus Christ.

Here’s one of the special outreach ministry stories about the beautiful peacemakers of Nepal, who are my fellow brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ and the ones who just don’t know Him yet.

Do YOU Want to help serve the world and serve others? Ask Jesus…”How can I reach them Father? For me, it was forgive others, surrender my life, sell everything and “FOLLOW ME” was the response, here’s my testimony – http://BibleBasedMeditation.com

On April 25th 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. Many of the Kathmandu Valley’s historic monuments, buildings and temples were either completely destroyed or damaged and most tragically, it killed 9,000 people and injured 22,000.

As a fellow human, Christian or not, we were compelled to support how we could, beyond prayer and deep thought and meditation on how to help reach them with Jesus. ONE special temple jumped on eBay and started selling handmade singing bowls, artifacts and scrolls to raise funds. We purchased several things from them and then re-sold some of the items to donate more back. They were beyond appreciative and asked me why I did what I did.

This was my first chance to tell someone from another side of the world about Jesus Christ and why we do what we do. John 13:34-35 quotes Jesus saying, “A new commandment I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so also you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you love one another.” People, especially self proclaimed atheists and non-believers used to always tell me, “it’s not fair that the kid from the jungle doesn’t know Jesus, that he goes to hell” and I would reply, “it’s OUR job to go out and spread His Gospel, if they don’t know, it’s OUR fault, we were commanded to. Those were His last words…could YOU imagine if you knew the very second you were leaving this earth. Wouldn’t you be able to share your greatest wisdom, your most important message of all, right before you left? Of course you would…so did Jesus. After rising from the dead, nearly 40 days later, Jesus was just about to ascend into heaven as Matthew 28:19 reads, Jesus commanded us one last time “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, even until the end of the world.”

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A NEW Outreach Ministry Fundraiser Album from “Meditation Orchestra” will be available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon worldwide, which will continue to support many of the amazing temples throughout Nepal and allow our ministry to expand even further.  We will be working on audio translations of the bible in future projects to assist with breaking through language barriers with loving kindness and respect for their beautiful culture.

Do YOU Want to help serve the world and serve others? Ask Jesus…”How can I reach them Father? For me, it was forgive others, surrender my life, surrender my business, heal your marriage, become a better dad, sell everything and “FOLLOW ME”…here’s my testimony – http://BibleBasedMeditation.com

BACK TO NEPAL…After the Temples were fixed, restored and back up and running, they assembled a special event and sang this, recorded it and sent us this prayer song as a thank you to share with the world. More than 300 monks and nuns from various different temples assembled together and sang this, the tone they create as a whole is something that needs to be experienced. Here’s our live audio from the center of 300. Mark 9:40 reads, “For whoever is not against us is for us.” The more accurate translations replace “unaparted” for “for us”. I never knew what it meant before I looked it up. “Seek and Ye Shall Find”

God Bless the peacemakers, wherever they reside and thank you for the missionaries and Christian outreach teams who minister in the lives of millions of people around the world, including Nepal.
Do YOU Want to help serve the world and serve others? Ask Jesus…”How can I reach them Father? For me, it was forgive others, surrender my life, sell everything and “FOLLOW ME” was the response, here’s my testimony – http://BibleBasedMeditation.com

Read more about some of the temples destroyed at: http://www.thelongestwayhome.com/travel-guides/nepal/temples-buildings-destroyed-nepal-earthquake-2015.html

Locate to Donate – Where have all the donation boxes gone? By Brian Cimins

Wayne, NJ — Today, I was driving around trying to find a clothes donation box in my hometown of Wayne, New Jersey. I stopped by all of the spots I remembered as a kid, nothing.

A little took my son to Burger king to play on the slides and Space Ship jungle gym (not for food, I get a coffee, lol), then I stopped at a local bagel place to pick up Sunday breakfast for the family. No donation cans anywhere, just EMPTY tip jars, it made me sad.

At the worst point in my financial life, I focused on charity and giving to others and my life improved in every way. When I became too focused on the “goal” or just improving the bottom line, nothing changed. Help others, use your talents for something other than profit, it’ll make you feel better about yourself and you’ll leave the world a better place.

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