Shedding the Weight: Freeing Ourselves of Unnecessary Baggage

March 27th 2013 1 comment so far  

Shedding the WeightLet’s get this out of the way first: God made me a big boy. Born weighing ten pounds with a cantaloupe-sized head, I’ve never been “standard” sized.

Sure, it came in handy sometimes. Few kids thought it was worth the trouble to mess with me, and when my Mom finally let me sign up for football in the fifth grade, I was a hot commodity, despite having never played. Second overall pick in the 2001 Frisco Football League draft, thank you very much.

But …

He Still Teaches Me

March 19th 2013 No comments yet  

Dr. Howard HendricksWhat words can I use to help you understand the impact made on my life by Dr. Howard Hendricks, or “Prof,” as he was affectionately called?

I could tell you early in our marriage, Nidelvia and I first met Prof and his dear wife Jeanne at a marriage conference they were leading, and in the brief moments between sessions they personally took time to encourage and minister to us as a couple, away from the crowds and spotlight. We never forgot that, …

Staff Recommended Summer Reads

July 12th 2012 No comments yet  

Looking for an interesting book to read as you bask in the summer sun? Our very own Stonebriar staff weighed in on their favorite spiritual reads. (Check out more recommendations in the latest issue of the Connection!)

Recommended by Lynne Laminack, Connecting and Equipping Ministries:

The Grace Awakening, Chuck Swindoll.  Believing in grace is one thing. Living it is another. In this best-selling classic, Swindoll awakens readers to the life-impacting realities of God’s grace, the freedom and joy it brings, the fear …

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