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Fun Fall Things to do with Friends

September 28, 2018
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Autumn is a wonderful season marked by changing colors, bonfires, harvest, boots and flannel. The air begins to feel crisp in preparation for the cold winter months. The ground is in a constant state of crunch due to the beautifully colored leaves that have fallen effortlessly from the trees all around. Flowers begin to hide…

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5 Qualities of a Good Worship Leader

September 14, 2018
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Is it the skinny jeans? The Taylor guitar? The brown boots? The basic t-shirt? While there are plenty of aspects to character as well as skill that could be said on this subject, here are 5 things we believe are core to being a “good” worship leader: 1. Intimacy with Jesus We know “intimacy” can…

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“Am I This Beautiful?”

September 7, 2018
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During an impromptu children’s program while visiting refugees living in a city dump, I met Luba. No more than seven years old, Luba and her family were refugees from Bangladesh forced to live in the dump to survive. It took mere seconds for her big smile and shy demeanor to steal my heart. It took…

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Caleb’s Outreach Testimony

August 22, 2018
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It’s a challenge to say exactly what my favorite experience in Mexico was, but I think I’ve narrowed it down. For starters, I loved the team that I co-lead for Bible distribution and park ministry. We got along well and just wanted to share Jesus with people. On the last day of my team’s Bible…

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How to Encourage a Missionary

August 3, 2018
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I still remember being a 6 year old kid with both eyes and mouth wide open in excitement and joy as our friends opened their bags full of presents for us. Did they really come ALL THE WAY from the States to bring us chocolate chips, peanut butter and glow-in-the-dark star stickers?! My parents have…

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The City is Alive

June 22, 2018
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“The people who live in Louisville love it and they’re passionate about it. She’s a city that’s comfortable in her own skin. Louisville’s a city that isn’t trying to be anything more than what it is: a mid-sized city with a wonderful art scene, food scene, plenty to do and a wonderful sense of community.”…

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Launched into My Calling

April 6, 2018
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When I was a kid, I loved being outside and playing games with my siblings. One of our favorite activities was jumping on the trampoline behind our house. Spare moments would be quickly spent by running outside and bounding onto it. We would jump and bounce as high as we could, attempt flips and tricks,…

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