Building a Home for Those We’ve Yet to Meet

Back in 1999, a group of people, most of whom we’ve never met, gave enough money to purchase 35 acres of land in Edmond, OK at the corner of Covell and Penn. At that time, Brandi and I were in middle school in Winnsboro, SC, and had not even met yet. Over the next...

Learning More About God’s Story

By Lily Hunter One Church Member Having been an active Acts 2 and One Church member for a few years, I heard about registration for the Disciple Fast Track each fall. I considered signing up a couple times, but I just wasn’t ready to make that commitment....

It’s Just Not Summer Without VBS!

Vacation Bible School. Crafts, cookies with the orange drink, songs you can still sing (Deep & Wide) and stories you can still fully animate (Zacchaeus was a Wee Little Man) all rush back when you hear those words. VBS is the event of the summer, and at Acts 2,...

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Recent Posts from the Acts 2 Team

3 Reasons I Love VBS

3 Reasons I Love VBS

Vacation Bible School is one of the most exhausting weeks of the year. It’s also one of the best weeks of the year. This year our theme is Block Party: Building God’s Kingdom, and I can’t wait! Here are three reasons why I love serving at VBS: 1. The whole church...

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Family Dinner

Family Dinner

By Rev. Andy Nelms My dad knew the power of sharing a meal together. He enjoyed sitting around the dinner table as a family and especially with guests. Our guests would often hear him say, “Better have some more…” as soon as they finished the food on their plate. This...

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Seeking God through Fasting

Seeking God through Fasting

For most people, fasting is something done before a medical procedure or by hyper-religious people. But fasting is a vital spiritual practice that has made a huge impact in my life, helping me to discern at critical points and grow closer to God. Growing up, I...

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Filling Our Souls with Scripture

Filling Our Souls with Scripture

Can you think of a time in your life when you were the busiest? Maybe it was your first year of marriage. Maybe it was after your first child was born. Maybe it was in college. Maybe it’s right now! As human beings, it seems as if we tend to stay pretty busy. Being...

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How is Your Spring Break Going?

How is Your Spring Break Going?

How is your Spring Break going? Are you enjoying the spring temperatures, sunshine, time with family, and easier pace? Are you taking long leisurely walks and soaking in the beauty of daffodils, hyacinth, and the first shoots of tulips? Are you content? Or are you...

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