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Out of the Blocks

By Ryan Chandler | September 26, 2023

I’m not a runner. If you’ve met me before, you probably could have guessed that. But that doesn’t mean I’ve never run in a race before. In high school, I found myself on the track and field team. In truth, I spent substantially more time on the field than on the track. There was one…

Learn Missional Habits – Online!

By Luke Stehr | April 4, 2023

Isn’t it amazing to be a part of a church that is so deeply connected with missions? The work we do around the world and locally is truly amazing. You may have even heard us talk about missional habits on our church’s social media, in a Sunday School class, or in the Winter Challenge booklet. If…

Words of Affirmations for Your Child

By Courtney McDaniel | February 23, 2023

Many of you may have read about Five Love Languages to find your spouses, or your own love language. Children also speak and receive love in these specific languages. Your children will need all the love languages at different stages in their development, even different day to day.  Here are five ways to fill your…

Stay Connected

By David Butts | January 23, 2023

It seems like 2023 is already going at a rapid speed. It was just a few weeks ago life was at a much slower pace over the Christmas and New Year’s break. One of the things that I cherished most about the first couple of weeks of the new year was the opportunity to focus…

Winter Challenge – A new family rhythm

By Courtney McDaniel | January 17, 2023

Welcome to the new year! Do you make new year’s resolutions, set goals, or begin new habits? As a Winter Challenge to our Preschool Families, we want to encourage you to set a new family rhythm. Here are some steps of encouragement as you begin. Step 1: Tell someone – saying it aloud to someone…

Worship: What is required?

By Charlie Pannell | January 5, 2023

Think with me for a moment. What is required of you to worship the Lord? Is it good singing? Proper clothing? it is connected to much more than just a stylistic musical expression. Worshipping the Lord is much more than singing or even attending church. It’s deeper. It requires your life! Over this last semester…

Stay Hydrated

By Tara Tomes | December 24, 2022

If you had to choose a drink of choice, most of the time it’s something enjoyable like coffee, tea, or a soda of some kind. In my husband’s case, its Dr. Pepper all day long. Not drinking enough water daily is one of the most common mistakes one can make. It can be hard to…

How to form a Habit

By Tara Tomes | December 24, 2022

Have you ever wondered what motivates people to stick to a fitness routine? How can someone stay so consistent? There are many reasons why one is willing to stay on track while implementing a healthy lifestyle. For example: -Having a well thought out workout regimen -Setting a goal -Making/having time in your schedule -Having a personal trainer…

Week One Winter Challenge- 5 Tips for Healthy Eating During the Holidays

By Tara Tomes | December 24, 2022

Week One- Winter Challenge “5 Tips for Healthy Eating During the Holidays”   The holidays have arrived! If you’re anything like me, the Christmas sweets have been calling your name, and you can’t wait to get a hold of some Christmas cookies! The holidays can be a difficult time to decide to implement a healthier diet.…