Starting the Conversation on Race

Starting the Conversation on Race

The subject of racial unity in diversity is not an easy talking point. As a Christian, it can be difficult to address. As a Christian parent, it’s even harder. Many parents, like myself, wonder, “Where do I start?” The answer, quite simply, is to start somewhere. Do...
An Interview With Davey Asaph

An Interview With Davey Asaph

David McKissic (Davey Asaph) is not only a staff member of College Park Church and a musical artist, but he’s also a friend. Before our recent IGNITE event, where David was leading in a new song, I gave him a hug. I told him, “I can hardly believe you’ve only been...
How Parents Can Partner with Student Ministries

How Parents Can Partner with Student Ministries

If you have a child in junior high or high school, your house is likely busy. Often, it takes a balancing act to get everything done—rides to and from activities, family obligations, extracurricular commitments. It’s a lot! So, when it comes to your child’s...
Women of the Scarlet Thread: Introduction

Women of the Scarlet Thread: Introduction

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Called to Japan

Called to Japan

For most of my life, I was content to live “safe” Christianity. From an early age, I felt God’s gifting in music, and I began composing my own orchestral music when I was twelve. I had no higher dream than to be a film composer in Hollywood and nothing was...
The Aroma of Christ in Brookside

The Aroma of Christ in Brookside

When my son’s junior high Small Group expressed a desire to serve, it was suggested they begin with a Brookside Road Trip. I had heard a lot about Brookside over the years and wanted to see it firsthand, so my youngest son and I decided to join the trip as well....
When the People of God Pray

When the People of God Pray

In January, Pastor Mark challenged us to pray fervently for something through Easter. My husband, Will, and I both wrote down that we would pray for a new job opportunity for him as his current job didn’t have future growth opportunities and many of the people he...
When Mother’s Day Is Hard

When Mother’s Day Is Hard

Think about love, and thoughts about your own mom will not be far behind. On Mother’s Day, it is only good and right to honor, thank, and think about mom. Let your thinking about mom translate into good works. Call her, hug her if she is near, thank her. And if your...
Begin Again

Begin Again

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