Saying Yes

By Nikki Finkelstein-Blair Over the past couple of months our family has been on a roller coaster. As a Navy family, we are relocated every three years; we move to a new city, a new job, a new church, a new life–and for two years we can simply Be There. But at that two-year...
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Shallow

By Glen Schmucker Someone once asked an elderly black minister what he tended to pray about most as his life grew closer to the end.  The old gentleman thought for a moment and then said, “I pray for three things.  I pray that my body won’t outlive my mind.  I pray that I won’t...
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Laredo Pilgrimage Report

Dear Woodlanders! I cannot believe it is Tuesday already!! Time flies when you are riding this big wave of God’s mercies and provisions. This is an incredible ride! I’m a story teller, so this may be long. 🙂 but an important journey. When I signed up to lead this team...
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Re-Think

By: Bob Flynn John the Baptizer and Jesus were about the same age. John was a bit older and began preaching first. “Repent for the Kingdom of God is at hand.” Repent is an interesting word. In biology it means to creep or crawl. In religion it means to be contrite, to confess...
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Floods

By: Garrett Vickrey What could be worse than the smell of wet carpet? Wet carpet that still hasn’t dried three days later. San Antonio was blessed (or blasted) by rain a few weeks ago. Around the church we had about ten inches of rain. David, Mylene, and Mike Elliot came up to...
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