This morning I (Amy) am blogging from Oklahoma. It was 11 days ago that I called my mom’s cell phone on a Saturday afternoon, expecting to have our usual weekend phone chat. My brother answered the phone, which was odd in itself, but it was his words that shocked me to the core: “Dad just…

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In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are the latest expert opinions from the 5-11 year old crowd who happened to be at Rec Center today: WHAT IS LOVE?The consensus seemed to be that it happens when you like somebody, and somebody likes you.WHAT IS ONE WAY THAT GOD SHOWS HE LOVES US?He helps us, does…

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Impact Group moved to the balcony for a change of pace for Monday evening’s Bible study. Three old-fashioned pews plus several chairs plus a few bean bags made up the packed seating arrangement. The question of the night was, “What is a bad habit you have?” and then two teens shared how God has been…

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