What’s in a Shoebox?

October 7th 2016 No comments yet  

occ1If 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 …

Being “Fishers of Men” Requires a Big Tackle Box

November 8th 2013 No comments yet  

fishing2Over the past couple of years, I’ve established what my retirement hobby will be. My golf swing looks like I’m trying to dig a hole to Kathmandu, and sports cars don’t really rev my engine so I’ve taken up fishing. I’ve always enjoyed fishing, but over the past couple of years I’ve taken it from the “oh yay I caught a fish!” level to the “spending way too much time in Cabela’s comparing different colors of soft baits” level.

If you fish, you know about the absurd diversity of lures, rigs, and …

Steps to Becoming a Missionary (by Missionary and DTS Graduate, Shane Hudson)

February 4th 2013 No comments yet  


Do you think God is calling you to a career as a missionary? That’s great! Here are a few steps to get you started.
1. Stay out of debt.
Few things limit our flexibility to be used by God wherever He pleases like debt. Cutting up your credit cards and paying off your bills is easier than you think, and it really opens up your options for cross-cultural ministry. Debt will not eliminate you from becoming a missionary, but …

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