Just Go With It

Last year I wrote about the reality of the perfect Mother’s Day picture and how reality is sometimes very different from what  we show in our pictures. What a difference a year makes. . . This year, for me, Mother’s Day started on Saturday. We had 1 kid with a double header, 1 taking dance … More Just Go With It

It’s Not About a Building; It’s About a Home, a Family, and a Testimony

  Scrolling through any of my social media newsfeeds, I see post after post about our church’s move to its new building. I have made many of those same posts. It’s an exciting time for us! As I sat in our 1st service in this new building last weekend, I realized that those who are … More It’s Not About a Building; It’s About a Home, a Family, and a Testimony

Restart Your Goals

With every new year there typically come new goals we set in our lives. We want to start or restart something in order to better ourselves. Some of us write our goals out or create a “bucket list” of things we want to do throughout the year. What types of goals do you set for … More Restart Your Goals

In Preparation

I am so excited about this weekend because it’s one of my absolute favorite weekends of the year–the weekend of our youth’s Battle of the Sexes retreat!  In preparation for the weekend, I plan to post this week over topics related to this type of retreat: sex, purity, self-worth, love, dating, and relationships. A major part … More In Preparation

Zombies Are Real!

The Living Dead – Series Intro from Elevate Student Ministries on Vimeo. What are zombies?  They’re usually depicted the same regardless of what you’re watching or reading.  Zombies are the “undead.”  They’ve died, but their dead, empty bodies walk the earth.  There’s emptiness in their eyes (if their eyes even exist) because their brains no … More Zombies Are Real!