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Milestone Missions

Neighborhood Missionaries

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Reaching people here in our community is core to what we believe God has called us to; our heart is to care for the widow, the orphan, and the foreigner or refugee living alongside us. Jesus told His disciples that the mission of spreading the Gospel would start first in their city, then spread to the surrounding regions, and then to the ends of the earth. For over three years, teams of local missionaries from Milestone Missions, with a heart…

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Life Stories

Summer Splash and Spiritual Family

This past Tuesday, both our campuses were buzzing with excitement as women throughout our community came together to celebrate our annual Summer Splash event. There’s no doubt, our Milestone Women know how to have fun! But we also know there’s something intangible about those nights that runs deeper than decor, ice cream, and dancing. We are all hard-wired for connection and meaningful relationships. It’s how God designed us—to walk alongside others in the context of spiritual family. We’re not meant…

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Summer Stories: The Top 5 Blog Posts of 2017

As we close out our Summer Stories series this week, we wanted to share with you our top five most-read stories of the year so far. For those of you who have been journeying with us for a while, this is a great way to refresh. If you are new to the Milestone Life blog, we hope you will be encouraged and inspired by these incredible stories.   The Top Five Most-Read Stories of 2017 Simply click each headline or…

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Beauty From Ashes

Josh and Ashley Christian had driven their family down the long, gravel road to their house thousands of times before. It was normal. Routine. But on this cold mid-January afternoon in 2017, something about that drive was different. Read as Ashley shares how their life changed in an instant and how the sacrificial love of spiritual family has carried them through: As the kids and I approached the house we could hear an uneasy chorus of beeping and so we…

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The Cure For Loneliness

Spiritual family has been a core value here at Milestone from the start. We see from Scripture that God always builds through family, both natural and spiritual. The truth is, life isn’t easy. We will all encounter hardships, trials and pain. Yet the Bible tells us we aren’t meant to carry our burdens on our own. After her husband passed away three years ago, Linda Wagstaff found herself lonely and alone. “I quit going to church when he died and…

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Finding Family

When he first stepped into Milestone Church, John Brown wasn’t exactly sure what he was looking for–but what he found had a profound impact on his life. Two years later, now faithfully serving on our worship team, John reflects on his time here and how the people of Milestone have given him a place to belong. “Two years ago last weekend, I walked through the doors at Milestone Church for the first time. I didn’t really know what I was…

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