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Our founder, Kathy Girardeau, is passionate about discovering new ways to communicate and apply the truths of Scripture. Kathy uses her life experiences as wife, mother, community leader, and in the corporate world as a schoolroom for knowing God better.

Her blog posts focus on developing Biblical thinking and learning faith-based responses to the circumstances of life.

 

Drawing Near

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In the new series “How Relationships Grow” we’ve been exploring what it means to have an intimate and thriving relationship with God. I invite you to jump in and join us this Tuesday at either 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. Always feel free to drop in whenever you are able! You may also listen to […]

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How Love Grows

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God calls us to love others as Jesus loved us. It’s hard to believe that this is even an option! I’m excited about learning more about this possibility as we begin the new series “How Relationships Work.” Our kickoff is this Tuesday, September 23rd at 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. I invite you to attend […]

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My Best Friend (New Teaching Series Announced)

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I am excited to announce a new teaching series called “How Relationships Work” that will begin September 23rd. So much of life happens in the context of relationship! See below for details on how you can join me as we explore this challenging topic.   MY BEST FRIEND   When I was a girl, having […]

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Empty Nest

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“Because he loves me,” says the Lord, … “I will protect him.”   For a solid year I had dreaded the day when my firstborn child would leave home to go to college. Things would never be the same once he left.  I’d sniffled (and sometimes cried outright) through almost every “last” event of his […]

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A Taste of God’s Love

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He comforts us in all our troubles. Now we can comfort others when they are in trouble.   2 Corinthians 1:4   In the last few days I’ve had disturbing news about two people I love. First I received a text message asking for prayer for my friend Robin. She was being wheeled into surgery […]

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Feast For A Summer Day

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Each man will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land. Isaiah 32:2 NIV   Hot summertime is the perfect time to stop and feast. Most of us can find reasons to […]

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A Homecoming Feast

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When they stepped ashore, they saw a charcoal fire there with fish on it and some bread. Then Jesus said to them…”Come and eat.” John 21:9-12 GNT   The scene where Jesus cooks breakfast for His friends is possibly my favorite glimpse of Him in Scripture. He is the risen Lord, having defeated sin and […]

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Feast

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As I turn my attention away from teaching weekly Bible studies this summer, the idea of connecting with friends and family has been foremost on my mind. So often in Scripture and in my own life this happens around the table. I thought it might be fun to share some of the wonderful recipes I’ve […]

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Take Me Higher

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TAKE ME HIGHER   From the end of the earth will I cry to You, when my heart is overwhelmed and fainting; lead me to the rock that is higher than I [yes, a rock that is too high for me]. Psalm 61:2 AMP  I’m not a big fan of many modes of transportation. To me they […]

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Encouraging Words

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It’s my joy to introduce you to one of my favorite people, Kate McKnight. Kate lost her mother to cancer 14 years ago. Her life is a testimony of how God can bring good from even our most painful experiences. She has agreed to let me post her email to our sweet friend Donna Nathan. […]

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