Loving Memories – Every Life Tells A Story

One thing I know about myself, I’m a sucker for a good story! Of my earliest and fondest boyhood memories at Western Oaks Elementary School was Mrs. McGrady reading stories as we lay on our mats on the floor....

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Happy Birthday Loving Community…Four Years, Four Gifts!

June 2014 seems almost like yesterday! That’s when Loving Community came to be in our little corner of the world in Lewisville, TX. The founding rally cry of “love the 067” (our shorten zip code 75067 representing 12 square...

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Learning Again… Everyday People On Mission In The Places We Live, Work, And Play

We confess we are learning again. Learning what it means to courageously join God in his mission of redeeming the world —  one Dallas-Fort Worth neighborhood, workplace, amusement park, school, movie theater, and pub. — In reality one friendship...

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Take The Good Neighbor Quiz – You Might Be A Good Neighbor IF…

Maybe you’re like me — I had the “want to” but didn’t have the “know how”. I wanted to be a good neighbor. I was 110% on board with Jesus Great Commandment of loving God and loving my neighbor....

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Mac & Erika Browning Recipient of Good Neighbor Award

DUNCANVILLE, TEXAS – Duncanville residents Mac & Erika Browning have been recognized as the May 2018 Good Neighbors of the Month, an award presented by Loving Community, a Dallas-Fort Worth neighborhood advocacy group. The monthly award is given to...

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Next Door As It Is In Heaven – Neighborhood Family Fun Day

The sun was bright, the burgers were tasty, the snow cones refreshing, kids were splashing in the pool as neighbors were laughing and catching up. That was the vibe at Sunday’s 4th Annual Family Fun Day at our RockBrook...

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Good Neighbor Faux Pax – Well Meaning…But Oops!

Act 1 - The Arrival - My friends were excited to see a new neighbor moving in! They watched as she unloaded her belongings. She looked to be on her own. Exercising their good heartedness they asked if they...

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Four Weddings and Two Funerals — A Reminder to “Live Your Dash”

Roller coaster! — Yes, a fitting hashtag to capture my past few days! Tears of joy and tears of sorrow flowed freely at the four weddings and two funerals which I officiated. Celebrating new beginnings and mourning life’s endings...

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WWJD? – #walkout #walkup #walkaround-NOT!

Remember WWJD? In 1896 the Kansas Congregational minister Charles Sheldon published a novel called In His Steps: What would Jesus do? in which a town is revolutionized when Christians "pledged themselves, earnestly and honestly for an entire year, not...

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Church Closes Doors One Week After Easter

The church building was full just seven days ago. Holy Week prior bustled with the activity of traditional Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services. Saturday brought smiles and laughter of children at the annual community Easter event. And yet —...

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