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God is Good, Graceful, and Kind

God is Good, Graceful, and Kind

by Jewels Faulkner Tauzin from her personal journal in Haiti Today has been my most favorite day so far! While the rest of the team took the 45 minute tap-tap ride to work at the mobile clinic all day – me, Julianna, Mary Marie, Ms. Debbie, and Mrs. Kathy stayed at...

Faith Isn’t Always Easy, But It’s Simple

Faith Isn’t Always Easy, But It’s Simple

What’s it like teaching guitar lessons to a teenager who can’t speak English? Or what about teaching a child how to make a bracelet when they’ve never even seen something so beautiful? These teenagers are blogging from Haiti, a country that sometimes...

A Life with Jesus is Never What You Expect It To Be

A Life with Jesus is Never What You Expect It To Be

by Jewels Faulkner Tauzin We finally arrived in Haiti! After our flight got cancelled on Saturday, we all went home– very tired from waking up at 4 in the morning and also feeling a little sad that we weren’t on our way. It was a perfect example of how a life with...

The Unattended Grave

The Unattended Grave

This weekend is Memorial Day. It’s the Federal holiday that is set aside to remember all of the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Military. Today as I drove through a cemetery where the date ‘1800’ was etched into the gate, I couldn’t help but notice...

An Innovative Therapy for Parkinson’s

An Innovative Therapy for Parkinson’s

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in the United States who struggle with Parkinson’s disease; approximately 60,000 people are diagnosed every year. Studies over the years have supported the notion that rigorous exercise that includes gross motor...

Consistency is my Biggest Contribution

Consistency is my Biggest Contribution

Jewels Faulkner Tauzin has been in our church her entire life. That’s been eighteen years now and her life is about to take a huge turn. Jewels Faulkner will be graduating from high school and in a few short weeks, she’ll join her senior class peers in the May 6...

The Gospel and Your Mind

The Gospel and Your Mind

from Being a Christian, by Dr. Jason Allen Christianity is a heart religion. In fact, the Bible refers to conversion as the “circumcision of the heart” (Romans 2:29). As believers, we speak of inviting Jesus into our hearts. And, as more than one preacher...

Stop, Pause, and Think It Through

Stop, Pause, and Think It Through

Stop, Pause, and Think It Through Every person has done something in their life that they regret. They’ve ignored the inner-voice that tells them to pause and think for a minute before they take action. It’s human nature and the complete opposite of self-control. As...

Austin Bomber Saw A Life With No Hope

Austin Bomber Saw A Life With No Hope

Mark Anthony Conditt was a 23-year-old quiet, humble, and self-assured young man, according to his family and friends, and by most accounts was living a normal and happy life. On March 2, 2018, the city of Austin was devastated when the first of a spree of bombings...

The Christian Parent’s War Against Bullying

The Christian Parent’s War Against Bullying

by Lisa Sorey and Allison Talley The Christian Parent’s War Against Bullying This week our local news feeds were filled with graphic and shocking news from all over the world, but perhaps the most shocking story was right here in our own neighborhood. A sixth...