Ordinary to Extraordinary

February 1st 2017 No comments yet  

bread basketThis past week, I was reading in the Gospel of Mark and pondering the feeding of the 5,000. It is such a great story of a miraculous event, but what I love is that it is a testimony of how God feeds an ordinary need in an extraordinary way. As I considered this thought, God gave me a couple of modern day stories where I got to see Him do a similar thing up close and personal!

On Saturday, our team was down in South Dallas serving inner city kids at …

Operation Christmas Child: The Countdown Begins

August 9th 2016 No comments yet  

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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 …

Choose to Love

July 15th 2016 1 comment so far  

diverse handsAs I have been reading many posts on Facebook following the tragedies of this past week, one quote has kept rattling in my brain. Martin Luther King famously said, “The most segregated hour of Christian America is eleven o’clock on Sunday morning.” That thought makes me sad, and I am thankful that we have made progress since Dr. King’s day. But we still have quite a way to go. Maybe this is why I love Saturdays so much! Every Saturday, I get to drive 28 miles south of Frisco and “be …

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