Five Reasons to Come to Church

By Justin Hopkins | Feb 7, 2018

How long has it been since you have been to church? Friend, that’s too long! There are several reasons why you may not be going as often as you could. Maybe you’ve just gotten busy. Maybe you just don’t see the value. Maybe something has been said or done that turned you away. Whatever the…

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Out of Context and Out of Character

By Justin Hopkins | Feb 6, 2018

This past weekend, the Eagles won their first Super Bowl. However, almost eclipsing that news, is the backlash from a commercial for Ram Trucks. The advertiser used a sound bite from one of MLK’s speeches as the centerpiece of their effort to sell a vehicle. The backlash has been swift and firm. Perhaps the greatest…

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By Leah Hopkins | Oct 3, 2017

I wrote recently on the fact that life does not always go as planned, and that can be frustrating if you are a planner like myself. Another week of homeschool has gone by and we are about to make some more changes to the plans that I made for our family. While I believe this…

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Epic Planning

By Leah Hopkins | Sep 15, 2017

This week was our first week of school.  While I have been homeschooling our eldest for a few years, now we are homeschooling all our boys. I have been excited, hopeful, and a little nervous. I have filled out my planner and put together daily and weekly schedules, as well as planned field trips. With…

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By Leah Hopkins | May 24, 2017

Today was the day. The day that has been on my mind for months. One that I have been looking forward to and dreading at the same time. It was the last day of public school for my family. I am hoping to write more about why we made this decision later, but right now,…

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Two Ways God Is Interested in Your Love Life

By Leah Hopkins | Feb 13, 2017

Does God have plans for your love life? Yes! He does! However, you might find that His focus might be a little different than where ours tend to go this time of year. Number One – Love God In Deuteronomy 6:4-9, we read that we are to love the Lord our God with all our…

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The Never Ending To Do List

By Leah Hopkins | Feb 9, 2017

Have you ever had one of those weeks where you start off making this huge “To Do” list and all week long you are tackling those tasks like a boss?  However, as the week progresses, it seems like two or three things replace the one you completed. That has been my week. I must confess,…

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