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Leading and Loving Others at 12-Years-Old

“I’ve learned a lot about God and how He loves us through other people.” At the beginning of June, things changed for 12-year-old Embry as she walked into Elevate for the first time. A week later, she joined over 180 other students at our Middle School Camp. She knew that God was going to move in her life, but she didn’t know how significantly He would change her and her family.  “After promotion weekend, I went to Elevate for the…

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Finding Home

Walking into a new place for the first time can be nerve-wracking. For six-year-old Noah, having just moved to Texas with his family, it took a lot of courage to walk into our Milestone Kids area a few weeks ago. Kristen and Jeremy, Noah’s parents, came to Milestone hoping to find a place their entire family would be comfortable calling home. Just weeks after trying out Milestone for the first time, Noah’s take on kids’ church anchored them here. Today,…

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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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Holly’s Step of Faith

We never outgrow taking steps. In 2016, Holly was a single mom raising a young son. She took a step and signed up to get some help structuring her finances here at Milestone. Though she hoped to gain some important financial principles, as she took this journey with other single moms in her group she ended up getting much more than she expected. Three years later, Holly is now married and she and her husband Chase and son Jenson are expecting a new addition…

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Out From The Chaos: Nora’s Story

Nora was no stranger to hard times while growing up in Egypt. From her childhood with an abusive father to living in a ghetto to escape his abuse as a teenager, Nora’s life began in chaos. Her life continued to be filled with pain and disappointments for years to come. She lived in a state of anger and resentment after decades of fighting through life. Nora felt hopeless, but as she made it to the end of herself, God changed…

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Pastor Jeff Little

Are You Adopted?

Have you ever felt a little out of place? Maybe you you received an invitation to an event, but didn’t quite feel like you were wanted there? It’s that familiar feeling in the pit of your stomach that seems to say “you don’t belong here”. So why does it bother us so much? Deep down, we all want to feel like we belong. We want a place at the table. To be known fully and still loved fully. To feel…

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