October 7th 2016 No comments yet
If you have been around Stonebriar during the holiday season before, you have seen the little red and green shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. But if you have never packed one yourself before, you may not know everything that those little boxes can hold. As our countdown to Christmas continues, I invite you to take a peek inside the packaging (I won’t tell mom and dad—I promise).
What goes in an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift?
Hygiene items and clothing. Often, the most treasured items in these boxes are things you …
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 …
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