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God on the Move in the Neighborhood!

Posted by Stacey Crosson on

This past weekend we hosted a neighborhood block party to celebrate the 500th year of the Reformation!  There was an overwhelming positive response from the 500 plus attendees. “My family needed this.  Thank you Prince of Peace for hosting this day.”  “The...

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Tags: bless, bond, engage, gospel, learn, love, missional living, serve, share

Just Because - A Letter to Loved Ones

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Posted by Erin Oakley on

Prelude from the author:  "I wrote this poem when I was really struggling emotionally with anxiety.  At the time my anxiety made me push everyone I cared about away, especially God. I wrote this poem as a way to lean into my anxiety, and to finally reach out to my loved ones and God...

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Tags: anxiety, care, empathy, family, love, mental health, panic, understanding

Can a Table Make a Difference?

Posted by Stacey Crosson on

With all the stress and anxiety in the world, my husband Jeff and I have been asking ourselves how we can promote hope in our neighborhood and community.  Jeff and I were both raised in communities which had dedicated spaces where people could gather and talk about current events, listen...

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Tags: conversation, grace, hope, love, mission, table, talk

A Mother's Prayer

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Enjoying an afternoon break from the relentless August heat, my mother-in-law, daughter, son, and I were having a snack at our kitchen table when my husband, Josh, called. Josh had been in Tanzania for work for almost 3 weeks, and he had another 2 weeks to go. In addition to the stress of...

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Tags: care, family, love, prayer, rest, support

From Dust to Easter Dawn

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Posted by Jennifer Gross on

In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; 7 rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made...

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Tags: death, easter, grace, hope, joy, love, new life, transformation

Our Values, God's Values

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Posted by Doug Seemann on

The other day, I was struck by a statement from a friend: “It is important to stick to our values.” The implication was that values are a constant, unchanging set of rules, and that everyone should know them. But in my experience, everyone has different values. So I decided to look...

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Tags: christian living, greatest commandment, love, love for god, values

A Time for Everything

Posted by Michelle Mosford on

A Bible passage from Ecclesiastes 3 really inspired me during my morning devotions recently, especially the phrase “a time for everything.”  I remember when my mom passed away, and my middle daughter, then 4 years old, exclaimed with radiant happiness: “Now she’s in...

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Tags: death, grief, loss, love, missional living, motherhood, parenting