Life Stories

Memaw

“Let me tell you how rich we are…” Being thankful isn’t just something we are when everything seems to be going our way–when we finally get that promotion at work, our marriage is going great or we see our kids experience a breakthrough. Thankfulness transcends the status of our bank accounts or how difficult our circumstances may seem. It goes deeper than that. Gratitude is an attitude of the heart. No one better represents this state of mind than Betty…

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The Big Picture

The mission is worth it. People matter to God. Generosity transforms. These are things we say a lot at Milestone, but it’s during events like Missions Weekend that we see how they really shape the culture of our church. It’s amazing to see the big picture of what so many people are doing to impact our community and our world. We put together this video to share what has happened in the last year. What we love about this video…

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Pastor Jeff Little

Sammy Max vs Mount Everest

As we wrapped up our series on Moving Mountains last weekend, I shared a story of a 25-year-old high school teacher in our church named Sammy Max. I received a letter from Sammy last week describing what the Lord has been speaking to her throughout the series and how it was especially meaningful to her because of her story. I wanted to take a moment today and give you a little bit more of her incredible journey… Dear Pastor Jeff…

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A Marine Hits Rock Bottom

“It was like God had a megaphone pointed directly at me..and only me.” Garrett, a veteran who served with the Marines for 5 years, felt like he had hit rock bottom after returning from active duty. Watch as he shares his story of what seemed like a chance meeting that led to a life transforming experience in the presence of God. Even when we can’t see it, God is always moving on our behalf. He’s in every detail— orchestrating divine…

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When Olympic Dreams Die

From a young age, we all have dreams and plans of what we hope the future will hold. For Steph, that future was gymnastics, and it was her life. But she found herself lost after a devastating injury and swift end to her career. Disappointment, tragedy, confusion—they can all leave us in a place of fear. “I just didn’t understand why this was all happening.” Watch Steph’s story and find out how God met her where she was, and turned…

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Welcome To The Neighborhood!

When we’re living out our faith every day we do things differently. Evangelism isn’t just something we do, it’s how we live our lives. So what does living missionally look like? We sit in the stands differently. We routine differently. We work differently. We even neighbor differently. We recently heard an awesome story of neighboring differently as Sheila Mitchell shared with us her experience delivering a Welcome Box with her 14-year-old grandson to new residents in our community. Recently, my…

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Jessica’s Heart for Fort Worth Refugees

That is why the Scriptures say, “How beautiful are the feet of messengers who bring good news!’” – Romans 10:15b Being the hands and feet of Jesus is not just a passion of Milestone, it’s a call we see in Scripture. Though God does send His people to work in places all over the world, He also calls us to open our eyes and look in our own backyard. There are people all around us in need of help—neighbors, co-workers,…

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