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A Place to Call Home

We all long for someplace to call home—to belong. Once you’ve experienced this it can become hard to leave. But God often calls us to go. And when we go we can often end up feeling homesick. Maybe, like Betsy, you have experienced this feeling. Take a look at her story of finding a greater sense of belonging and the inspiration behind our new EP “Home.”  “Our acceptance and where we are found is not in anything that we do,…

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Don’t Do Life Alone

“All my life, I said I hated small groups. People are fake. I don’t need to go share my feelings with strangers.”  We can all relate to these types of anxious thoughts driven by fear. Clint just happened to put it into words. This past December Clint shared with us on the blog how spiritual family changed his life, but it wasn’t just a one time thing. Take a look at how he is still experiencing the power of spiritual…

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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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