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Shaun’s Story

“If I ever step foot in a church again, the building will cave in.”  Maybe, you have thought or felt something similar. For Shaun, it felt especially true. Check out his story of redemption and life transformation.  “I grew up in the church but was turned away by religion. My family was the type that would go on Sunday but not really live out their faith during the week. Growing up I had a lot of wounds from my relationship…

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A Big Wave at Timber Creek

Have you seen what’s happening with teenagers at Elevate? Students are growing in their faith (and putting it into action), being discipled, and, most importantly, they are accepting God into their hearts and lives. This is exactly what’s happened in Tanner’s life. As a 10th grader at Timber Creek High School and a new Christian, he is making a big wave in his school, Small Group, and family.  “I grew up knowing of God, but I didn’t know Him personally–yet.…

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Finding Family: Sierra’s Story

God puts us where we need to be, exactly when we need to be there. When Sierra needed spiritual family the most, He put her in the perfect group of girls to help her get through. With their prayer, love, and support, Sierra took a big step this past weekend and decided to be baptized. Take a look at her story here: This past summer, I made a decision to create a fresh start for myself. I’ve been a believer…

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Kim’s Journey from Brokenness to Baptism

Fighting through a life marked by pain and struggle, Kim had been longing for something to fill the emptiness. God met Kim in her brokenness and led her to a place of freedom and forgiveness. This past weekend we had the honor of celebrating with Kim as she was water baptized—letting go of a lifetime of hurt in exchange for a new life in Christ. It’s so easy to look back and see now how much God loves me, and…

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An Amazing Change At Timber Creek High School

We all have influence, but how we choose to use it makes all the difference. Recently, a few of the Timber Creek High School varsity football players chose to use their influence to positively affect their school…and it’s had some incredible results. Dylan, Ethan, and Adrian first attended Elevate, Milestone’s student ministry, this January after being invited by an Elevate leader. Each had a genuine encounter with Jesus and left deeply impacted by what they had experienced. That night they went…

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