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Summer Season

As I consider this blog and how I write about our summers, I’m surprised that my tendency is to recap our summer activities in one post. It’s surprising since our lives aren’t bound by a school calendar. Perhaps because everyone around … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Pink

One more month today! This baby girl has been given three baby showers. That’s pretty incredible since she’s our third child, but I’m thankful for the love of friends that’s been showered on us. My first two showers were surprises. … Continue reading

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Learning Truth

Silas loves superheroes—just in case you hadn’t noticed. And while superheroes, make-believe, and imagination are fun, the truth about Jesus is the most important thing we could teach our boys. Our church’s Kids4Truth Club is helping us do that. This … Continue reading

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My First VBS

Even though I’m just 3 1/2, I went to my first Vacation Bible School a few weeks ago. My church was having a free VBS for kids, and the theme was Arrow Island. I got to be in the four … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

Though it’s nearly a week late, I wanted to post our Easter picture. We actually got a picture of all four of us!Crossroad celebrated Christ’s resurrection with special music, Easter communion, and a dinner after the morning worship. The hope … Continue reading

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Grace is a Person

This past Sunday was Silas’s first official time in Children’s Church. As a young church plant, Crossroad has had to be flexible with our service structure. We’ve offered a Children’s Church in the past, but recently, we haven’t had enough … Continue reading

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Christmas Tamales

Making tamales at Christmastime is a Hispanic family tradition. It’s a long and involved process, so it makes for a great bonding experience for family and friends. This year a friend from church invited some of us to make tamales … Continue reading

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100 Things

At our CBC Ladies’ Bible Study meeting last Thursday night, Jen encouraged each of us to make a list of 100 things we’re thankful for and then to pray that list back to God. Last night I sat down and … Continue reading

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Birth of a Church

Sunday, September 15, 2013, Crossroad Baptist Church of Arizona held its charter service uniting Crossroad Baptist Church of Buckeye and Gateway Baptist Church of Avondale. We praise God for His working in bringing two churches together into one unified body! … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Life. It’s been happening. We fill our days with ordinary moments that glue our family together. So what’s been happening here on Winslow Avenue? Let me catch you up. Last week we attended our first spring training game with our … Continue reading

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