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Game On

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL . . . what can I say? VBS at First Baptist Church is such a special time. More than 380 children, youth, and adults filled the halls, rooms, and every space in between learning about how much our God loves them. Smiles were on everyone's face as they sang in the worship rally about the joy they have in Jesus! I am so thankful for those who choose ...

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School's Out for Summer!!

I remember the excitement as a kid when the last days of the school year approached.All the fun activities gleamed a bit of light on the fun that would soon be ours when summer break began.Summer break is still just as exciting for me as a parent.I have anxiously awaited a time for my children to get to just be children.To relax, play, enjoy the outdoors, spend time wit...

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Don't Dread the Work

Easton has had a fear of dogs for as long as we can remember, so when he began begging for a dog this winter, Paul and I decided it was probably a good time to start considering adding a puppy to our family. Aubree has been an animal lover since she was pretty little; she loves ALL animals. As soon as she joined forces with her little brother in the pursuit of getting a do...

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Game On!

Gear Up, Get Ready, GAME ON!!! Welcome to Vacation Bible School 2018! "Game On" is the theme for VBS this year, and I can tell you it is going to be a great summer at VBS as we are "gearing up for life's big game!" We are so blessed to be able to offer an amazing Vacation Bible School to our community for those who've finished Kindergarten 5th grade. We have seen a tremen...

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Keep Seeking

I heard Paul tell Easton "She was here yesterday; maybe she got out last night." I questioned what they were discussing to find out that Fluffy, the kids pet bunny rabbit, had escaped the security of our backyard and was missing. After rounding up shoes for everyone, we loaded up and started patrolling the neighborhood. Everyone kept their eyes peeled as we drove slowly a...

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Everyday Reminders

A very special woman in our family went to be with Jesus in September. We had a graveside service in Edmond to celebrate her life the following week. Paul and I decided that since the kids were already missing school and we were in the metro area it would be a good afternoon to visit the state fair. Our children loved all the animals and won some prizes playing the over-p...

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Don't Wait On Others

One of the things I loved most about working on a college campus was teaching Freshman Orientation classes. It was so fun to be in a classroom that was geared at teaching new college students how to adjust to college life in practical ways. We taught things like study skills, classroom etiquette, time management, how to get involved on campus, money management, etc. In my...

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Summertime

It's that time of year again . . . summer! For my young family that means sunscreen, bug spray, popsicles, pool floaties, ball games, more sunscreen, more bug spray, cook outs, camping, vacation, more sunscreen, more bug spray . . . At my house we take every precaution to avoid two things in the summertime: sunburns and bug bites. For our outdoor loving family the summer ...

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