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Studying Esther Part Deux

Studying Esther Part Deux

Today for church, while Patrick spoke to ten Sunday School classes at Lakepointe Church in Texas, we continued our study of Esther. The kids and I read chapters one and two together. We talked about the amazing God-ordained circumstances in the book. And we thought about how Esther was like Cinderella. Then, as part of […]

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Finding my Voice

Finding my Voice

I’ve sung forever and a year (to exhaust a cliche). Not that I’m some recording artist or anything, I’ve just loved to sing. I dropped my friend Valerie at the airport tonight and sung at the top of my lungs with my friend David Crowder (on a CD. Thanks, Don Pape!). I raised one hand […]

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For Such a Time as This

For Such a Time as This

Today for church, we studied Esther. I’m going through the SoulPerSuit study, a wonderful way to create and interact with the Bible. You can find the study here. My friend Sandi wrote the study, and artistes Rhonda and Erin have created the creative part. If you ever want to spice up your time with Jesus, […]

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Grace for Moms

I’m going through motherhood stress again. Maybe I should pick up this book called Ordinary Mom, Extraordinary God and listen to that nice lady who wrote it. She writes about God giving moms strength when they feel weak and inadequate! What a smart lady! What a concept! So, yeah, I feel weak. I’m working through […]

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Our First Official Conseil Generale

Our First Official Conseil Generale

Many of you know that we got our Association status with the French government (requirement for starting a church). Well, we had our first yearly assembly. Here we are at Daniel and Danielle’s home under an awning. Lord willing, next year we’ll overflow the deck!

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The Higher You Climb, the Better the View

The Higher You Climb, the Better the View

We spent an amazing Sunday in the mountains. One of the things the Lord has been whispering to me this year has been to rest, to really rest once a week. So, I’ve been trying to do activities on Sunday that rejuvenate rather than deplete.   We all come to God in different ways, and […]

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Julia Played School

Julia Played School

Julia and I were cleaning her room before school today. She was working on organizing her desk. She said, “Mommy, this is where I play school. I do it all by myself. It’s so fun.” “I’m so glad,” I told her. I smiled. My dear, sweet girl has thought school a nuisance, a pain, a […]

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Je suis fatigue

It says it all: I’m tired. We’re in the middle of shooting digital video footage for our promo piece. We’re developing the site map for Crossroads Cote D’Azur web site. Two full days of good work–the kind of work that helps us to feel like this thing called church planting is on a forward, dynamic […]

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How Could I Forget Queen Jeanne?

How Could I Forget Queen Jeanne?

Oops!  How could I forget Jeanne? She’s the bestest, cutest, funnest, smiliest friend ever and I forgot to mention her entry for the Celebration of New Christian Fiction. Silly moi! You can find her entry here.

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Christian Associates Values

We spent a lot of time talking about Christian Associate’s amazing values. I’m pasting them here for your perusal. OUR VALUES 1. KINGDOM FOCUSED We believe the kingdom is both now and not yet. We believe that God can and does work in supernatural ways in our lives and in our world. Our goal is […]

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