Find Your Place

Find Your Place

When I was going into my junior year of college, I transferred from a very small university with an on-campus student population of about 400 to a larger university with more than 2,000. At the time, the only person I knew on campus was my husband Andy. We were dating...
A Prayer for a New Year

A Prayer for a New Year

As you enter a new year, begin by renewing your covenant with God with this prayer: I am no longer my own, but yours. Put me to what you will, rank me with whom you will. Put me to doing, put me to suffering. Let me be employed by you or laid aside for you, Exalted...
A New Christmas Pattern

A New Christmas Pattern

By Chantelle Foster The women in my life went all out for Christmas. Their houses were transformed with Christmas decorations. The breadth of Christmas décor didn’t stop with trees, stockings and wreaths. It extended to every type of surface in our homes including the...
Celebrating Christmas with Children

Celebrating Christmas with Children

In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it is easy to become distracted and lose sight of what truly matters on Christmas. This is especially true for little ones who can’t wait to see what Santa brings them! While it is fun to talk about Santa and to see the...
Finding Grace in the Word

Finding Grace in the Word

By Noelle Hotaling Growing up, we never talked about God.  I grew up Catholic, but we were never a big practicing Catholic family.  I went to CCD (Catholic children’s religious education), got all of my sacraments, and when I was in 6thgrade, stopped doing anything...
Choosing Gratitude

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...