Shave the Beard | Speed the Light

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Raised by 16 people in 30 months
Hey Everyone!

As many of you know, I have a beard. I have been growing my fantastic facial hair for a little over 3 years now and I am very proud of the growth that has taken place over that time. Many have asked, "Robert, when are you going to shave?" My response? Whilst stroking my magnificent mane and looking off into the sunset I would say, "The day and the hour are only known to the Father..."


Well.


The Father has spoken.


Ok, the Lord did not actually speak to me about this, but I know that all good things must come to an end. However, we (the beard and I) will not go down without a fight!

So, on December 13th I will be cutting my beard. The catch is this: depending on how much money is raised depends on the amount of my beard that gets cut off.

100% of the money raised for this event will be given to Speed the Light, an Assemblies of God missions orginization dedicated to equiping missionaries around the world with the necassary tools to "speed the light of the Gospel." They provide things like vehicles, sound equipment, and they have even purchased a donkey to help a missionary reach a remote village! Every dolloar given to Speed the Light gives two people to hear the Gospel! If we raise $5,000, we are helping spread the light of Christ to 10,000 people! Find out more about Speed the Light on their website .


Here is the breakdown:

At $1,000 - 1" will be trimmed off.
At $2,000 - 3" will be chopped off.
At $3,000 - 5" will be sliced off.
At $4,000 - I will be left with just "The Scruff."
At $5,000 - The beard will be excavated to the epidermis (AKA, the clean shave).

Also, if you give $1,000 dollars by yourself, you can be the one to shave the beard!
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Hey everyone!! Great news we have reached past the third tier of giving!! Tomorrow I am going be shaving off a total of 5 inches!!! I will have some beard left over, but if we raise another $621 I will go to “just the scruff.” Lets raise money for Speed The Light!! Woooooo!
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Hey everyone! We announced this Sunday to GTAustin about our giving and we now have passed our $2,000 dollar mark! We are a little less than half way to our goal of $5,000. Give today if you love missions or if you like cheesecake (give extra if you like both).
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HEY EVERYONE!!

I wanted to shoot everyone a quick update on what is changing with "Shave the Beard | Speed the Light." Our Senior Pastor wants to share this with our entire congregation and give everyone a chance to bid the beard bye-bye. In order for that to work, we have to move the date of "The Great Shave" to our Your Big Show event on December 13th.

So, have no fear! The end of the beard is near!
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Are you on Facebook right now? Do you have money? Do you love giving to great causes? Do you want me to shave my beard? Did you eat mac and cheese last night?

If you answered yes to any of these questions donate to Speed the Light right now! Every dollar helps 2 people hear the Gospel for the first time! Follow the link to learn more!!!
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Raised by 16 people in 30 months
Created April 6, 2016
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