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What it Takes to Raise a Leader

“Looking back, I can barely recognize myself.” On any given week, you might find 19-year-old Drew Messer on a platform speaking to hundreds of students, at a coffee shop working on his latest writing project, or across the table from a struggling high school student as he offers encouragement. Today Drew is preparing to start his sophomore year at SMU, but rewind seven years and you’d see an uncertain 12-year-old boy who knew something was missing in his life. What changed the trajectory of Drew’s…

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An Amazing Change at Adams Middle School

There’s something big happening at Leo Adams Middle School. What started with a few Elevate students influencing others in their school, has exploded into an incredible group of students who have become a family. It isn’t hype. These are real changed lives, as students are coming to Elevate, inviting friends, and leading each other to Christ. Salofi Aumoeualogo was an 8th grade student this year who made a huge impact at Adams Middle School. Check out a snapshot of what…

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Serving Veterans: A Serve Day Home Makeover Project

Memorial Day is a time to honor those who gave everything for our freedom. As we remember those who have paid the ultimate price this weekend, we also take a moment to honor those veterans who have given so much to serve our country.  A few weeks ago, more than 2,300 volunteers in red shirts headed out into our community to serve in over 100  projects for Milestone’s annual Serve Day. One of our teams had the opportunity to work…

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Creating a Vision for Our Family

Most experts agree that the number one struggle for any relationship is in the area of communication. Sometimes just being honest, vulnerable, and willing to talk through difficult things is challenging. Healthy communication is hard work, but it’s vital to any relationship. The good news is, there’s hope in this area. Through joining a Freedom group, Marshal and Candyce experienced a transformation in their marriage and family. Today, they share their story of what brought them to the end of…

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Serve Day: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Impact

We can’t all do everything, but we can all do something! Serve Day 2019 is right around the corner. On Saturday, May 4, a sea of red shirts will head out from Milestone Church with a mission to serve our region in a tangible way with the love of Jesus. With 105 projects planned, teams will be sent to serve refugees, veterans, single moms, homeless, widows, and the elderly. There are skilled home projects, baby showers for women who chose…

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What God Can Do Through a Four-Year-Old

“I just had a lot of questions that needed to be answered in a big way. I’m more of a logical person, so I question everything. If I was going to be committed, I needed something right in front of me. God’s answers came through her innocence. How can you question a 4-year-old that brings something to you like that?” —Matt Schuster The stats are clear—in our culture today, it’s a full-on miracle to see adult men make decisions to…

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One Invite Can Change A Life: Amy Russey

There is no time of the year like Easter. For Amy Russey, Easter is a day of celebration. She gave her life to Jesus 24 years ago, on Easter Sunday. Take a look and see how Amy’s life has changed from that day to now: “I grew up in a home where we went to church, but what happened at the church and what happened at home were totally different. Our lives did not reflect anything that was being taught…

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