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Spiritual Family Is Worth It

Prayer changes everything, but sometimes we can find ourselves unsure of what to pray for or even how to do it. When we find ourselves in those moments, it’s crucial to have people surrounding us who can pray with us and for us. Check out Sonia’s story of how spiritual family helped her believe for a seemingly impossible situation.  “When I was at Milestone, I would hear people say join a small group and get plugged in. They would say…

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A Little Goes a Long Way

When life’s circumstances overwhelm us and seem impossible to overcome it can be easy to worry about how we will have everything we need. Check out how God used Abigail’s small group to provide for someone in need. For our small group service project, we decided to pick a restaurant and pray that God would show us someone to bless. We collected money from the group to give to someone with a card that had scriptures and encouragement in.   We…

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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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Lindsay’s Story

At Milestone, we believe in empowering the next generation to be all that God has called them to be. The process may look different for each student, but we believe they all have the opportunity to reach their full potential. Lindsay is just one of many young adults who has been impacted by our high school ministry, Elevate, and is now a part of our inaugural class for Milestone College. Check out her story of life transformation.  “It became so…

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Generosity Spotlight Life Stories

More than Money

When you hear the word “generosity” you may automatically think of money. But generosity is so much more than that. Generosity is freely giving to someone else what God has given you— whether it be talents, time, or resources—without expecting anything in return. One example of this is how your generosity impacted a widow in our church named Linda. Linda had several repairs that she needed done around her home and a group of people in our church used their…

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Pay It Forward

A simple act of kindness can have a massive impact. Something as small as a smile, someone letting you have the last parking spot, or a stranger paying for your food. If you have experienced this, you know how much joy it can bring. Cayla and her family are just one example of how simple acts of kindness can make a difference. Check out her story.  “This was our first year serving on Serve Day. For our project my family…

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One Act of Kindness Can Make a Difference

Last Saturday we sent volunteers out to meet the needs in our community. Although Serve Day may have looked a little different this year, it was still just as impactful. But, serving others isn’t something that is limited to one day a year. It’s something that Christians are called to live out daily.  Lou Ann decided that instead of participating just on Serve Day she would serve for an entire week. Take a look at her story.  “Being a senior…

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