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Discerning God's Will

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There have been several important decisions over the course of my life where I needed to pause and discern the will of God. I love volunteering in the community and at church. Five years ago it became clear that if I wanted to increase my involvement in ministry I would need to cut back on some...

In the Ruins of Corinth

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This summer my family had the amazing opportunity to visit the ancient city of Corinth. We were in awe as we walked the ruins and saw the place Paul preached to the Corinthians. James and I loved sharing this experience with our children. As we explored the ruins, we imagined what it would have...

Reflecting Jesus

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The school year is almost over! Summer brings new opportunities for us to reflect Jesus to those around us. Whether we are at the pool cooling off from another hot day, gardening in our yard, or just out for a evening stroll we can interact with our neighbors. Do you take advantage of these...

Prayerful Giving

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This is the third and final Sunday of our Global Partners emphasis.  God continues to impact the world through our Global Partners. It has been inspirational to hear them share how God is transforming people through their service! Our Global Partners may be the ones on the front lines...

Spring Break!

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Spring Break is here! This is the first year in a long time my family is staying in town. Normally we travel out of state to visit family and friends, but this year we decided to enjoy some rest and relaxation at home! I cannot wait for a week without school, schedules, and all...

Holding Back From God

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A parent’s life is filled with joy, love, and STRESS! It can be overwhelming to navigate the path of helping our children grow to become faithful followers of Christ. James and I work to provide everything our kids need, and that starts with a healthy and vibrant relationship with God. We...

Joy

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How exciting to get our first taste of snow this winter season! My kids jump at the chance to miss a day of school to go out and play in the snow. They are filled with joy as they make snow angels and throw snowballs at each other. Even our dog likes to go outside and try to catch...

God is in Control

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This election season was a crazy one! Just get on Facebook you can see the level of fear people have for the future of our country. It breaks my heart to see our country so divided and I find myself asking how we got here? People are expressing anger towards anyone who has a different opinion...

Modeling

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Have you seen the HomeFront monthly magazine at church? My family loves going through these magazines to find creative ways to bring God into our everyday lives. There is something for everyone from crafts, storytelling, family memory verses, recipes, and so much more!  October’s...

Faith Community

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It’s hard to believe it’s August already! The summer months seem to fly by more quickly than any other season. This month the children’s programs will be focusing on what it means to be in a Faith Community, where God’s family cares for each other and worships God...