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...

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....

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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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Searching for Solitude

Searching for Solitude

Last fall, I stepped out of my comfort zone and did something new that turned out to be the best thing I’ve done for myself. I attended a Five-Day Academy for Spiritual Formation called “Heaven on Earth: Finding the Center in Uncentered Times.” I knew going into this...

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One Mile at a Time

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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Reflecting and Resolving

Reflecting and Resolving

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is one of my favorite times of the year. After the rush of Christmas, as Courtney and I take off work to spend time with family, I love to look back on the last year, dream about possibilities, and make resolutions for the...

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