September 19th 2016 No comments yet
When sharing the Good News of our Savior with our community, starting small can have a huge impact—and by “small,” I mean the littlest, youngest among us. According to the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, one third of Frisco’s population is school-aged children—upwards of 50,000 kids and counting. As they grow, these children will determine the shape of our future, here in Frisco and throughout the country.
So how do we reach this precious group in Christ’s name? I talked with Pastoral Leader of Community Care Karen Hawkins, whose answer was this: …
September 2nd 2016 No comments yet
I think I will always have a soft spot in my heart for teenagers. Maybe it’s because I know what a formative time ages thirteen through nineteen were for me, and how clearly I remember the adults who guided me during that stage of life. And, oh, how I needed guidance in my insecure days of purple hair and metal music. As I get older, I am consistently amazed by how much adults can give and receive when we volunteer to mentor adolescents, whether at church or through community programs.
Adolescence is …
August 9th 2016 No comments yet
August might seem a little early to start a countdown to Christmas, but when you have an important gift to give, it’s good to plan ahead. Every year, Stonebriar begins the Christmas season by collecting shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child. Collection dates for this year run from October 30 through November 13. Will your box be ready?
Operation Christmas Child (a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse) sends shoebox gifts full of toys and hygiene items to children in developing countries worldwide. These colorful boxes carry everything from teddy bears to bars …
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