Our Stories Unleashed

Immeasurably More

Sometimes I tell myself a story. Usually, it is a story where I am the underdog, misunderstood, and finally the hero. Today, my morning started with a story. Changes at our granddaughter’s school left a gap for my mind to race to extremes, to have mental conversations with people not present, and to triumph as the savior of the day. The stories I tell myself include a minimum amount of truth, a high level of emotion, and a naïve telling of the story.  Missing is the...

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Posted by Caroline Poe
in Prayer

Ready, Set, Move!

VBS 2023 is "Ready, Set, Move!" and it's right around the corner. For many reasons, VBS has become my absolute favorite week of the summer. I love the fun of it, I love working with all the amazing volunteers each day, and I love the long-lasting impact it can make not only on the children's faith but on my own faith too! This year, we are getting "ready & set to move" with over 50+ volunteers. We are gathering supplies and planning all the many details that will bring to life a huge...

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Posted by Martha Harvey

Honest Conversation

My youth group took a summer mission trip to help a church with Vacation Bible School and outreach to local migrant workers. As teenagers, we learned a lot that week about leadership, service, dignity, and God’s love for all His people. We also learned a bit about ourselves. My friend Alison went with our youth group that week. Alison and I had been close friends for years and our families attended church together. We loved spending time together. We started having problems that week...

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Posted by Kathy Raines

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