Spiritual Growth

Resources to help further your understanding of our core beliefs and enrich your spiritual health.

The Mud-Struggler

In sixth grade, my class participated in a Lake Education Association Program (LEAP). Its mission was to increase awareness and education about the wetlands coupled with efforts to save and protect them. To cover the “learning” part of LEAP,...

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Practice Has Purpose

Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you (Philippians 4:9, KJV). The Purpose of Our Practice In our walk with God, we’re...

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My Personal Lion

I can’t remember all the details of my first encounter, but I do recall the softness of the fur, how it felt between my fingers, the sweetness of a tiny wet nose nuzzled next to my ear, and the...

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Practice Makes Perfect

Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you (Philippians 4:9, KJV). Strive for Mastery According to our key verse, we’re told to...

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The Candle Journey

I claimed it was my entire life, but realistically it was only as far back as I could remember. Traveling yearly to visit relatives in Richmond, Indiana, I’d gaze out the window at all the places we’d never stop....

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Who Wants to Lick the Spoon?

Who wants to lick the spoon? If you ever want to witness a human-stampede, come and hang out with my family when this phrase is uttered. When we’re cleaning up the dinner table and a serving utensil could use...

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But Wait, There’s Myrrh

The Christmas season is typically focused on the birth of our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Everyone else is a secondary character. While this isn’t wrong, I’m here to tell you that in addition to Jesus, there is gold, frankincense, and...

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Learning Crazy

I’ve loved books ever since I was a child. Aside from my minimal book interaction (guarantee) each day at bedtime, we were frequenters of the public library. I adored getting lost in the towering bookshelves and scent of vanilla...

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Changing Clouds

I am a chronic allergy sufferer and dust my home as often as possible to keep the dust particles down. While in my office dusting, a ray of sun peaked through the drawn curtains and shed light into the...

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Echoes of Old and Movement in New

My husband and I visited an art museum not long ago. Upon arrival, my heart sank—it was fieldtrip day. The hallowed halls of the art museum echoed with children’s laughter, adult’s frantic efforts to shhh them, and the squeak...

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Bible Studies

Are you curious to know more? The Bible holds every answer we seek, but sometimes it can be a little daunting to dive right into reading. That's what makes Bible studies so great. We can help guide you through God's Word and show you the impact it can have in your life.