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You know that moment when you are sure you’ve reached your peak? When one more thing has the potential to crash your world down around you and wreck you?  We usually call that our breaking point, but what if we chose to bend instead? What if we flexed with what’s happening to reach toward hope, survival, and joy in every circumstance? This is Bend. International Journalist and Author Beth Lueders takes us to the bending
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ReBUILD Huntington “Sometimes, you have to give people the help where they are and not wait till they get to where you think they should be.” Our goal at ReBUILD is to build relationships with the people in the neighborhood. Through that relationship, we can tell them about the love that Jesus has for them! NO MATTER WHAT! Our mission statement is simple “Love Like Jesus.” We do this by hosting neighborhood events like cookouts,
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Waiting is not my forte’. And, although I can appreciate the good waiting does toward developing godly character in my life, I fail miserably at waiting.  I feel like a child in “big church,” squirming in the pew, waiting for the service to end. I look for stuff to fill the time, occupy my mind, and hopefully make time pass faster. It reminds me of what used to happen in my house when we were
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It used to be that we could feel pretty safe about the influences in our children’s lives until they hit college age and were exposed to more diverse beliefs and cultures.  It seems, however, that radical views are coming into play as early as 3rd grade. And, by middle school, many church-going children have decided they do not believe in God.  Some religions are more evident in how they contradict Scripture; but, many religions have
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In honor of October being National ADD/ADHD awareness month, I thought I’d share some tips and tricks that helped our ADD household survive the school year. Our household was actually a mixed bag of learning complications that we worked through over the years: ADD w/inattention, ADHD, Dyslexia, Visual Processing Disorder, extreme auditory learner (in a visual household)…there are possibly a few more that I’m starting to repress for my own sanity. Kind of LOL but
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It is impossible to find your stride and develop routines when everything every day feels so disheveled and chaotic. School just got started back, but every day is a new scenario. Work is still a daily TV reality show. Church is just not…church (fellowship and social distance just don’t jive). In this stage of the game, it is easy to feel like you don’t have much to give. And I do…feel that way, that is. 
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