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The Accident That Changed Us

God can use any situation to show you who He is, what He does, and to bring you closer to Himself. It doesn’t always take a major, life-threatening accident, but that’s exactly what brought Tahmra and Bobby into a deeper relationship with God and His people. And through that accident, God changed their lives forever. “The motorcycle accident changed pretty much everything for us. It started out as a pretty typical day in 2018 with my fiance, Tahmra. We were…

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Have You Ever Thought, ‘Has God Forgotten Me?’

What do you do when you feel like God has forgotten about you? It’s a feeling Marci was no stranger to, but in recent years, she has seen the truth, and she’s here today to share it with us. “While growing up, one thing became very clear to me when it came to God: I was extremely confused. I was raised in church, but my relationship with God was all about following a set of rules and trying to be…

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More Fun Than Expected: A Small Group Story

Picture this: your Small Group steps out of the circle and does something just for the sheer purpose of just having fun. Devoting time to sitting with one another is important, but so is spending time together at the movies, bowling, or even doing more adventurous things. Mandy and Candice’s Small Group decided to do something a little out of the ordinary with the Small Group their husbands lead together…and it was a game-changer for their Small Group. “It was…

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How to Get Back on Track

Are you prone to thinking you can’t share your challenges with other people? At some level, perhaps we all are. Struggling privately comes naturally to us. Somehow, it seems as though it’s easier to carry the weight of our problems and challenges alone than to let other people in. But, that couldn’t be further from the truth. We weren’t made to do life alone; we were made to live life in spiritual family. Caitlyn and Brandon have seen first hand…

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Have You Ever Prayed for a Miracle?

It’s the very beginning of a new year, and we plan to make things different. We plan to work out more or be more financially stable; to work more efficiently in our careers or to be a more involved parent. Those are all valuable goals, but what if we bring God into the situation? What happens then? You may be surprised by how He responds to you.  Have you been hoping for reconciliation with your spouse?  Have you been in…

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2019: A Year of Faithfulness

Over this past year, we’ve seen it over and over. God’s faithfulness has come through. He’s reconciled marriages, He’s provided hope, He’s healed bodies, minds, and spirits, and He’s comforted and uplifted. He’s saved people, He’s changed their lives, and He’s done it all in front of our eyes. As we’ve recorded these stories throughout 2019, we’ve seen just a glimpse of how greatly God has moved in our lives this year. He’s been faithful, and here are reminders of…

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The Difference Spiritual Family Makes

Do you know what happens when someone decides to step out in faith?  Miracles.  Miracles happen. Miracles like finding family – spiritual family. That is precisely what Clint found this past semester, and it made a huge impact on his life. He owns multiple sandwich restaurants, and received an order one day that changed his life. This is his story: “After my family and I moved here two years ago, my dad passed away, and my life began to spiral.…

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