12 Tips to Strengthen your Marriage

by Mark and Chantelle Foster 1. C: In arguments, there are no winners. If you feel you’ve won an argument, you’ve actually lost in the relationship department. Having a safe place to disagree is important. M: Yep. 2. C: The correct answer is, “You look great!” When...

Finding Our Way to One Church

By Kelly Davis Can you imagine a time before the smart phones that we all carry now? There was no calling or texting people at all hours of the day. And getting directions was not as easy as just typing an address into your phone. Back during those pre-smart phone...

One Mile at a Time

Running long distances was never something I intended to do. In high school, I was expressly against it. I ran track, but as a sprinter, 400 meters was my limit. I had no intention of joining the insane people who ran miles and miles at a time. Something changed in my...

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Recent Posts from the Acts 2 Team

Protecting Priorities

When I was twelve, my dad bought what seemed to me an old, run-down car after selling the SUV he’d bought brand new just a few years earlier. At the time, I was embarrassed. Now, when I reflect on that decision, I realize that he was modeling love, sacrifice, and...

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Choosing Gratitude

By Janean Hazelwood Janean Hazelwood has been a member of Acts 2 since 2015. As part of our Grateful series, she is sharing how gratitude has made a difference in her life. The last ten years have brought some of the most daunting challenges of my life. They have also...

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Find Your Fire

By Stacy Bozarth “Some women fear the fire. Others tend their God-given fire and use it to light up their hearts and the world. Let’s be THOSE women.” As I heard those words spoken in a video this week at MOPS, I literally cheered out loud. MOPS is our Mothers of...

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Finding God on a Rooftop

By Melissa Nelms Stifling heat. Long days. Hard work. A little blood, a little sweat, and a whole lot of Jesus. Sounds like the perfect way for a group of teenagers from Edmond, Okla. to spend a week of summer vacation. Well, maybe not, but Hailey Grimmett and her...

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A Confirmation Journey

By Melissa Nelms Confirmation is a journey. It’s an opportunity for students and their families to learn about their faith, the roots of Christianity, and how to profess and live out their faith in community. For some, it’s the next step in a journey they’ve been on...

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College Colors Night

This upcoming Friday, Aug. 31, is one of my favorite Fridays to worship at One Church: College Colors Night. This is that special time of year where we come to worship dressed in our favorite school colors and thank God for the gift of college football. I, for one,...

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Acts 2 Children’s Ministry

By Megan Engelhard Three months ago, I was on my way home from my job at a large corporate office when my phone rang. I didn’t recognize the number, so I let it go to voicemail. A few minutes later, a new message popped up on my phone from Melissa Nelms, the Director...

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