The Power of Camaraderie – A Reflection on Hike to Help

Going on 6 years of back packing I have learned the hard way that if you spend enough time on the trail you are bound to take a wrong turn.  This has happened to me twice.  Once in the...

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The Ups and Downs of the Trail – Preparing for Hike to Help 2019

This past weekend, Caleb and I hiked 27.2 miles on the Ouachita Trail. We have been section hiking the 223 mile “OT” for the last two years and on this hike we crossed the half way mark as we...

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Surely You’ve Heard – Today is #GivingTuesday

I love a good opportunity for generosity! Now entering its seventh year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized...

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Happy Thanksgiving – Another Kind of List

I found my way into my share of trouble as a kid. Now don’t get me wrong, I had a sharp mind, however often lacked focus on positive outcomes, or so my parents and teachers said. And back then...

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Creation Calls Out – Hike to Help 2019

My son, Titus, is in Pre-K and we have started a new school adventure in our family.  A new found joys for me is taking him to school twice a week.  This past Tuesday, we raced out the door,...

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I Love A Good Plan

Let’s face it, I love a good plan. Ask anyone in my family and they will tell you that when we gather together, it’s only a matter of time before I say, “so what’s the plan for today?” I...

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A Journey Begins With One Step – Hike to Help 2019

So what do you want to be when you grow up? Kids of every generation have fielded some form of that question. It’s almost a right of passage. And the answers run the gambit. Some parents brim with pride...

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It Takes A Community — Lewisville ISD Schools Benefiting From Community Mentors

As a Community Pastor and Neighborhood Advocate I’ve often dreamed of what it would be like if in every community, if every church and place of worship, was connected with every school, for the benefit of every single child.  What...

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What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do — Old Dogs and New Tricks!

For me 2014 brought the proverbial fork in the road. With a resume chalked full of 35 years of ministry gigs in large and varied church settings, from traditional to super hipster — I was struggling with the oft...

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Allison Stamey Recipient of Good Neighbor Award

LEWISVILLE, TEXAS – Lewisville High School Student Activity Director Ms. Allison Stamey has been recognized as the August 2018 Good Neighbor of the Month. The award is presented by Loving Community a Dallas-Fort Worth based neighborhood advocacy group. The...

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