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When In Christ...

Posted by Richard Crockett on

When In Christ… Recently, while preparing for a lesson, I came across an illustration that revolves around the popular phrase…“WHEN IN ROME, DO AS THE ROMANS DO”. That has been adapted to various phrases that seem to permit any behavior or action that we want to get...

Even in an Unassuming Conversation...

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

They come at the most inopportune moments. They arrive at times and in places you would least expect. They’re those impromptu conversations you really never planned on having. But then, something the other person says grabs your attention and sort of cuts to the core. Isn’t it funny...

Failing Forward

Posted by David Barber on

We all fear failing. Who doesn’t? However, when we become afraid to fail we fail in another way. This becomes the type of failure that keeps us from attempting, from doing, from stepping out into new territories, from speaking new ideas, from inviting friends and classmates to church, or...

Baggage Claim

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

Over the past few months, I’ve spent plenty of time in the air somewhere between Kansas and Illinois. Needless to say, more than a few hours have been spent in airports. But there was one place I grew to dread, the baggage claim area. That’s right, the daunting baggage claim reminded...

Adopted

Posted by David Barber on

I have many titles. I am a minister, a mentor, a mentee, a disciple, a friend, a fixer of broken things, a builder of new things, a husband, and a father. I am quite serious in my pursuits of all of these roles. They come with varying responsibilities. As a minister to students I am called to...

Running on E

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

“Then Jesus said, ‘Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.’”  Matthew 11:28 Last summer, after years of planning (begging Monica more like it), We purchased a pick up. I really like my truck, more than I should, I...

Welcome to the Website...

Posted by Richard Crockett on

Well, today is the day...the day that our new website begins its existence on the internet.  Previous to this day, it has existed in my mind (and others), on a server somewhere out in the computer world, and on select computer (as well as iPads, iPhones) screens as we have been working for...