Guest Posts

The Newlywed Game || Guest Post

2017-06-19 09.38.24The newlywed game. Fun. Exciting. Full of adventure. Something new around every turn. These are a few of the ways people describe this time of life—being newlyweds. As a couple, who has been married for a mere 11 days, we’ll give you some incite into what it’s like to merge two lives together including the joys and the challenges we have come across thus far. Continue reading →

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Going to Space || Guest Post

2017-06-07 21.23.53Church planting isn’t totally like going to space, but it does have some similarities.  As a kid I dreamt about becoming an astronaut. I imagined myself going through the months of training and then the day of the launch. Even though I was full of excitement I also had a little bit of fear. How fast would the rocket be going? Would I survive the launch? Would I wet my pants? So many important questions for a kid. And here I am now, definitely not a kid and definitely not an astronaut, but very excited about a different launch that God has been preparing my family for.

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A Student Minister’s Response to 13 Reasons Why

2017-05-02 10.51.38.pngGuest Post by Tyler Goudeau:

You need to know about the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. It was released on March 31st of this year. You need to know about this series as a parent or as a citizen. At this point, if your students are anything like the ones I work with about half of the high school students I talked to have finished this 13-part series.

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How the Holy Spirit Changes Your Story (Guest Post)


Today’s guest post is from Brock Paulk

I’ve always thought I was short.

I was typically the shortest kid in my class throughout grade school. I was so short that eventually my mom started pointing out successful and well-adjusted, short adults just in case I was starting to panic.

In high school, my growth spurt finally hit and, by the time I finished high school, I had grown over a foot and reached the height I am today – which is about 5 feet 9.5 inches.

Even so, I still considered myself short. Continue reading →

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3 Ways to Pursue Unity (Guest Post)

3 Ways to pursue unity

Unity is a big deal. It’s such a big deal that it was at the front of Jesus’ mind leading up to his death on the cross. It was one of the last things Jesus prayed for (Jn. 17:20-21). Continue reading →

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5 Ways to Grow Your Faith (Guest Post)

Grow_Social SquareThere’s a universal truth in this world God has created: Healthy things grow. 
Every green tree buds in the spring.  Every fresh flower opens it’s petals.  Every little bird learns to spread its wings and fly.  Healthy things grow.  We see it in all of nature around us.  It’s by God’s design and by Gods desire…and it begs the question, “Are you growing?” 
Paul once prayed this for the believers in Ephesus, “I pray for you constantly, asking God, the glorious Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, to give you spiritual wisdom and insight so that you might grow in your knowledge of God.” Ephesians 1.16-17
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Guest Post! Perspective – David Black

Have you ever thought, “Why do I ‘have to’ go and do this or that?” whether when going to the assembly, or attending your life group, or serving in some capacity within the church?
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