Thy Will Be Done

“Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” is from the prayer Jesus taught his disciples to pray. It is a way of saying the same thing twice. God’s kingdom is that reality where what God wants done is done. Sometimes this happens here and now...

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 few...

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. Twenty-four...

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Thy Will Be Done

Thy Will Be Done

“Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” is from the prayer Jesus taught his disciples to pray. It is a way of saying the same thing twice. God’s kingdom is that reality where what God wants done is done. Sometimes this happens here and now...

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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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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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