Category Archives: faith

The Stories Are True

There is more More than all this pain More than all the falling down And the getting up again There is more More than we can see From our tiny vantage point In this vast eternity There is more Our … Continue reading

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Building Each Other Up

That’s what we do each Sunday. When we gather, when we sing our faith, when we listen to the Word, when we share the bread and cup. We strengthen one another. That’s what we do each day of the week. … Continue reading

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Our First Christmas in Oregon

Any day feels like Christmas when you treat it like Christmas! We celebrated our family Christmas in Oregon on December 10th since we were planning a two week trip back east. We invited our new-found friends, Steve and Debbie over … Continue reading

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Around Here

Between two birthdays and Thanksgiving all in the same month, Novembers are busy with celebrations around here. Because we’ve settled into life here in Oregon, our family calendar was a lot fuller this past month. I volunteered in Silas’s classroom … Continue reading

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Celebration of Our Living Hope

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 1 Peter 1:3 … Continue reading

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Family & Friends for Christmas

After all the busyness of Christmas preparation, we celebrated a relaxing and quiet Christmas Eve with David and Tammy visiting from Colorado. They flew in late on the night before Christmas Eve—while Mom and Dad Moody were still in town—and Brynn … Continue reading

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Christmasing

If your lives are anything like ours this month, you’ve been running from one errand, to the next event, to the next task without much time to catch your breath! A couple Sundays ago our little family sang Jesus, Joy … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground

Six years ago Stephen and I moved out to Arizona to serve alongside Ryan and Jennifer Horkavy at Crossroad Baptist Church. Today marked an exciting milestone as we broke ground on our new church property! Last November CBC purchased five acres … Continue reading

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A Prayer for St. Patrick’s Day

I recently came across St. Patrick’s prayer both through a music CD and a luncheon at a church we were visiting. It’s so beautiful that I wanted to post it here to celebrate St. Patrick’s day and to encourage my … Continue reading

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Just Some Happenings

I’ve been thinking of a couple blog posts I could write but just haven’t felt motivated to do it. So, here I am just catching you up on the exciting news that is our daily life. I think the less structured … Continue reading

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