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‘Weekly Wisdom With Jeff Schreve’ Audio Devotional Launches on Pray.com, a New Way to Apply Godly Principles to Everyday Life

‘Weekly Wisdom with Jeff Schreve’ is distributed by iHeartPodcasts

‘Weekly Wisdom With Jeff Schreve’ Audio Devotional Launches on Pray.com, a New Way to Apply Godly Principles to Everyday Life
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Weekly Wisdom with Jeff Schreve

Pray.com, the No. 1 app for daily prayer and faith-based content, launched ‘Weekly Wisdom with Jeff Schreve‘ in collaboration with iHeartPodcasts. An audio devotional voiced by Pastor Jeff Schreve, ‘Weekly Wisdom’ breaks down sections of the Bible, extracting applicable themes and truths that encourage, grow, and enrich believers’ walks with the Lord. Each episode runs less than 10 minutes, making it easy to listen on-the-go. 

“We believe ‘Weekly Wisdom’ will encourage and uplift listeners, amplifying the simple truth of the Gospel,” said Max Bard, Pray.com VP of Content. “We hope the messages will soften and change the hearts of those who have been conditioned to view the Bible as a rule book, rather than living, breathing scripture. We trust the podcast will make the Word a tangible tool for living a godly life.” 

Jeff Schreve is lead pastor at First Baptist Church Texarkana, where he has been serving since 2003. He is founder of From His Heart Ministries, a national non-profit started in 2004. He leads the organization’s outreach through evangelical and teaching media. He and his wife Debbie have a growing family of three daughters and four grandkids. Called to preach after a career in sales, Schreve graduated with a Doctor of Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2014. He is a passionate speaker with great humor, personality and strong enthusiasm about spreading the Gospel.   

“It is a great privilege to partner with Pray.com in the ‘Weekly Wisdom Podcast’,” Schreve said. “These short devotionals are designed to help people grow in their knowledge and understanding of the Lord Jesus Christ, God’s only Son and man’s only Savior. My hope is that listeners would be challenged and encouraged to walk by faith and truly become doers of the Word.” 

Pray.com founder Steve Gatena adds: “We are honored to partner with Jeff as he voices ‘Weekly Wisdom.’ The core of all we do at Pray.com is emphasizing messages of redemption and grace, and we are confident this podcast will positively reinforce these themes.” 

In addition to ‘Weekly Wisdom,’ Pray.com hosts podcasts from leading pastors and speakers, meditative and reflective prayers and Bible-based resources to aid listeners in their spiritual journeys. Pray.com podcasts are distributed by iHeartPodcasts. 

Find “Weekly Wisdom with Jeff Schreve” and other prayer and faith-based content at www.pray.com/discover and on the iHeartRadio app.

About Pray.com 
Pray.com helps people make prayer a priority. Founded in 2016 to grow faith, cultivate community and leave a legacy of helping others, Pray.com is the world’s No. 1 app for daily prayer and faith-based content. Reaching more than 14 million people worldwide through its mobile app and website, it is the easiest way to incorporate prayer into daily life. Founders are Steve Gatena, Mike Lynn, Ryan Beck and Matthew Potter.   

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Laurel Road: How Some States Are Taking Action on Student Loan Forgiveness

Laurel Road: Student loan debt is a major issue for Americans, with tens of millions of borrowers owing a staggering $1.76 trillion in federal and private student loan debt as of December 2022. Many struggle to pay off their debt, including recent graduates who might still be searching for steady employment.

Federal student loan borrowers may be able to pursue loan forgiveness through income-driven repayment plans or the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, if they’re eligible. In addition, some individual states offer their own loan forgiveness programs that may prove helpful to qualified borrowers. In fact, the only state without any student loan forgiveness option is North Dakota, which removed its program in 2019. Here are four of the state governments that are taking action on student loan forgiveness, and some examples of the programs available:

Minnesota

Minnesota is one of the leading states in terms of student loan forgiveness programs, with six programs available to its residents. One such plan is the Minnesota Rural Physician Loan Forgiveness Program for healthcare professionals, which offers up to $33,000/year for four years if they work in underserved areas and facilities in the state. There are also loans for other medical professionals, such as nurses, pharmacists, and dentists, and a program for lawyers who work in the public interest and who graduated law from a qualifying school.

New York 

New York offers varying amounts of student loan forgiveness to professionals in different fields, including healthcare workers, lawyers, and teachers. For example, the Young Farmers Loan Forgiveness Incentive Program encourages recent graduates to pursue farming careers in the state. This program provides up to $50,000 in forgiveness to borrowers who obtain a degree from an approved college or university and agree to operate a full-time farm in New York for five years. 

Another potential option is the NYS Licensed Social Worker Loan Forgiveness Program, which offers an incentive to increase the number of licensed social workers working in critical human service areas, such as home care, mental health, substance abuse, and more. The program provides up to $26,000 for those who qualify. 

Iowa 

Iowa offers its residents six student loan forgiveness programs, including Teach Iowa Scholars, which provides up to $4,000/year of loan forgiveness for qualified teachers who work in schools in designated shortage areas for a maximum of five years.

The state also offers the Iowa Registered Nurse and Nurse Educator Loan Forgiveness Program, which provides loan forgiveness for registered nurses employed in Iowa and nurse educators teaching at eligible Iowa colleges and universities. And the Rural Iowa Primary Care Loan Repayment Program, created to address critical doctor shortages in rural communities, provides up to $200,000 in loan repayment to those that practice in approved locations for up to five years.

Arizona 

Arizona’s three programs include the Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program and Rural Private Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program. These offer forgiveness amounts between $4,000 and $65,000/year, depending on the area and how many years served. The program is meant to promote the recruitment and retention of healthcare professionals by repaying qualifying loans in exchange for providing primary care services in designated Health Professional Shortage Areas or Arizona Medically Underserved Areas for two years.

Arizona also offers the Joyce Holsey’s ALL (Arizona’s Legal Legacy) Loan Repayment Assistance Program, which provides varying amounts to Arizona legal aid attorneys employed by an approved nonprofit organization. 

State Programs for Forgiveness 

Student loan debt is a significant issue for millions of Americans, but some states are taking action to help residents tackle their debt. From offering loan forgiveness programs for healthcare professionals who work in underserved areas to providing repayment assistance to teachers in qualifying public schools after graduation, these states are making a difference in the lives of their residents. State programs constantly change on a state by state basis. For the most up to date information please visit your home state website to see what programs are currently available. 

References: 

https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/g19/HIST/cc_hist_memo_levels.html  

https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2023/03/13/as-supreme-court-considers-student-loan-forgiveness-states-may-expand-their-programs#:~:text=Every%20state%20but%20North%20Dakota%20has%20at%20least%20one%20loan%20forgiveness%20plan

https://thecollegeinvestor.com/student-loan-forgiveness-programs-by-state

Individual state government websites

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Carolina d’Arbelles-Valle

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(201) 633-2125

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