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When Facing Failure

Peace family, sometimes things don’t come out quite like we visualize them, but I want to reassure you that that doesn’t mean that things can’t be good. You’ve probably heard by now through Brian and my conversations, that I had the privilege of baking a cake and giving it to Mandisa backstage at the Thrive […]


Encouraging Words

Peace family, when was the last time that someone said something to you right when you needed to hear it? When was the last time that you said something encouraging to someone else? Today, God ministered to me through a friend’s text of a silly picture of the minions from Despicable Me saying “It’s Friday!” […]

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Turkey Tips from Butterball

Peace family, Thanksgiving is tomorrow and Marty Van Ness, a turkey expert and supervisor with the Butterball Turkey Talk Line, has some great tips for us! To begin with, she says a good way to choose the right size of turkey is to buy one that allows for 1 ½ pounds per guest, although she […]

Thanksgiving With Twin City Mission

Peace family, there’s a great opportunity to make Thanksgiving special for hungry families in the Brazos Valley. Ron Crozier with Twin City Mission says there’s still time to make a donation, and even small gifts make a big difference; he says that is only takes $2.50 to provide a full Thanksgiving meal for someone at the mission. […]

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Sharing the Gift

“For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son…” John 3:16 That’s what this time of the year is about. It’s about a gift, a gift of love, and gift of joy. It’s about a gift that, when received, will transform your life for eternity! The gift of Jesus is […]

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Do Red and Green Have You Singing the Blues?

by Al H. Jones, Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor at Head to Heart Restoration Ministry “It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” the popular Christmas song says, but for many people the holiday season isn’t so wonderful. Instead of singing about red and green, they are singing the blues. The holidays are supposed to be […]

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7 Questions with Pastor David Reynolds of Engage Calvary Church

1. There are so many religions out there. How can we be sure that Christianity is the right one? That’s a common question that many people have. I would go back to the words of Jesus Himself, when He said: “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father […]

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Camp Blessing Texas

The purpose of Camp Blessing is for campers with a physical or intellectual disability to experience the love of Christ in a beautiful camp setting. Camp Blessing believes that is something every child should enjoy, no matter his or her level of ability! Every day camp is filled with fun activities with trained leaders and […]