Life Group Member

I called a life group member because I missed him at church. He told me he had to miss because he was helping out the elderly lady next door that was dealing with some serious life issues. What a blessing to know that he was being the hands of Jesus to the neighbor!

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Shared Struggles

Sarah Williams and I have each been going through struggles with one of our children’s health.  As we share our concern for our daughters, the woes of navigating the medical side of things and the challenge to keep everything else going, she has encouraged me in a unique and special way.  Just today, I got…

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A Letter from a Friend

It was from a few years back.  But when people ask about being encouraged, I think of this letter I received.  Here’s what it says…   My Dearest Pat, Happy 65th Birthday from Las Vegas!!! In celebration of your 65th birthday, I have gathered together my thoughts and memories and set them down in the…

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SoulMates class

Phyllis and I shared our story about the little girl who lived with us for a number of years, and asked that the class pray for her in her current situation. Everything came to a halt as each one of them asked questions and offered words of real encouragement, then stopped to pray for her…

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Shout Out to the MAUS’s

We so enjoyed getting to hang out with Mike & Maureen! Great opportunity to be encouraged in faith by their love for God and Grace Pointe! #goGod!

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Painted Office!

My office at church hadn’t been updated or renovated for almost 20 years.  People often comment about how outdated the paint colors are.   Its not that I didn’t notice it…its just that I haven’t taken the time to come in and repaint. So last week Derek Webster, my boss and Pastor came in early in the morning…

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Todd and Kelly Moxley

As an outreach part of our stretch year Todd and Kelly started a hiking club. What a wonderful example of using your gifts/interest in reaching out! Way to go! Gary Monds

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Kristi Dean

I was encouraged to learn that Kristi Dean regularly prays for the Elders, their wives and their children. Thank you Kristi! Gary Monds

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Men of God

This past weekend we had our men’s retreat at GPP.  I had been asked to speak and we talked about what a man of God is from 1 Timothy 6:11-12.  On Monday one of the guys called and thanked me for being so transparent about some of the struggles I have faced and how that…

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