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Australia to Texas: Welcome Home

Sometimes it’s the little things that draw people in—simple things like delivering a box with popcorn, a travel mug, and information about Milestone to a new family in the neighborhood. The way we serve others doesn’t have to be extravagant in order to make a huge difference in someone’s life. Belinda Poile shares her story with us today of how a Welcome Box brought her family to Milestone, take a look: In January 2017, we arrived in Texas. My husband…

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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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From Strangers To Spiritual Family

On a Monday night in October of 2017, five couples walked into a room as strangers. They weren’t quite sure what to expect as they met for their first Small Group together, but nearly a year and a half later, these five couples have all found something invaluable. Today, Stewart Pearcy shares how this group of strangers became spiritual family and how God is now using them to influence the lives of others. “In a step of faith, my wife and I joined a Small…

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Pastor Jeff Little

Finding New Purpose: Aquila’s Story

I first met Aquila after our 101 class and I was blown away by her story. In fact, I’ve been so moved by what God’s done in her life, I shared it during our Christmas services. So many people were helped and encouraged by hearing her story, I wanted to give everyone the opportunity to get the full story from Aquila in her own words: “I just turned 62 and life hasn’t been easy for me. After enduring multiple back surgeries and other…

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Pastor Jeff Little

Do I Belong Here?

Can you remember the last time you asked yourself the simple question: Do I belong here? When we wrestle with the pain and challenges of our past, we often question our value, our abilities, and even our identity. In this place, we wonder if we measure up or fit in. But when you are surrounded by people who remind you that God sees you, He’s with you, and that He’s for you, things begin to flourish in your life. Recently,…

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Chasing Warmth in Midwest Winters

We discovered Milestone Church in 2010 after moving to Keller from Austin. After trying a lot of really great churches, we knew Milestone was home as soon as we walked through the door. From the warm greeting in the parking lot, to the kindness and hospitality of everyone we met—this was home. We quickly worked through the Growth Track, got involved in small groups, discovered a passion for hospitality and greeting, and eventually joined the Growth Track volunteer team. My…

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Braving Texas Heat for the Gift of Time

Did you know that the average American adult spends around 70 hours every year taking care of their lawn? For widows and single moms, that can mean a tradeoff of precious time spent with their kids or family. Nearly a decade ago, a group of men here at Milestone saw this as a perfect opportunity to join together and give some of that time back. From day one, James Hudson and his teams have been making a difference in the…

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