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Raising Money-Wise Kids

Raising Money-Wise Kids Raising money-wise kids doesn’t have to start as a huge undertaking and you don’t have to have a degree in finance to be successful. Three peanut butter jars may get the ball rolling in the right direction. Training kids to become adults who understand the purpose of and know how to manage…

Gearing Up for 2014!

As you are gearing-up, planning and preparing for a meaningful time with family and friends celebrating the birth of Jesus our Savior, I want to challenge you to take some time over the Christmas holidays to evaluate your family calendar for 2014. The new-year will have no shortage of opportunities to fill your family schedule…

Hunters… I DARE YOU!

The question is, “Are you man enough to take the dare?” Fall is here… along with deer hunting season. For many hunters, life orbits around those precious weekends and days spent in the woods searching for that prize whitetail. New cameo clothing and the latest rifle with ammo has been secured, green fields have been…

Walking Shoes and Church?

Are You Walking The Path? Of course this is Grace Life’s Path of Legacy Milestones. Legacy is the impact on others you leave behind when you die. A milestone is a marker representing a significant event or achievement. “Names and dates are carved on tombstones, but legacies are etched on hearts.” God has called those who…

Praise (Part 1)

One of the blessings of being at a church with an ever growing number of new Believers is that those of us who have been followers of Christ for a while get to watch as new brothers and sisters in Christ grow in their knowledge of God and His Word. I’m routinely challenged in my…

Responding to God’s Glory

In preparing this week for worship on Sunday, I began thinking about what actually leads us to worship the Lord. In it’s most simple definition, worship is our response to God’s glory. When God reveals Himself to us, His character, His heart, His will for our lives, how we respond to Him is our worship….

Beauty Will Rise

…And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. Romans 5:2b Another night at the bedside of a dying church member… Another counseling session with a couple whose relationship has been ravaged by the enemy… Another heartbroken mother for her wayward daughter… These are just a few moments of the last few hours…

Colossal Coaster World…Friday at Home!

VBS week has come to a close and it was truly colossal! The rally this morning was off the charts with excitement and energy. We even had a visit from the Chick-Fil-A Cow who provided free food coupons to the winning team. Wow! What a week this has been as the church was transformed into…

Colossal Coaster World…Thursday at Home!

VBS day four has left us all wanting more. The excitement continues to climb with each day and we want to make the most of the one day remaining. Tomorrow is set to be a fitting conclusion to a truly Colossal Coaster World experience. We were blessed to day to have a number of children…

Colossal Coaster World…Wednesday at Home!

VBS Day Three indicates that more than half of VBS is done… two days remain! We still had a number of first time children attending today, which shows it’s never too late to get in on the ride and that there is always room for one more. We had 441 children and 156 workers for…