Valentines Day 14

Love Day

Rachel and I had the opportunity to throw a valentines day party for two of our little neighbors. We  wanted to make these girls feel special and loved. And what better way to do that then with some sweets and hearts! One of my all time favorite Valentines was spent

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Oklahoma Strong!

Hope is Rising

Intense. Overwhelming. Hard to understand. Strong. Unified. Victorious. Hope that is rising. Love that never fails. Words fall short to try and explain what our team encountered this past weekend in Oklahoma.  We saw, heard of, and experienced unimaginable destruction, yet every moment was filled with a sense of awe

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Simple and Significant

Simple and Significant were the two words that the Lord gave me at the start of 2013. We know and believe in the power of “Transformation through Relationships.” This is our motto here at Urban Life. We have had the amazing privilege to serve our neighborhood by being present from

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Love Isn’t Just About Cupcakes

I love Valentine’s Day!  The decorations are absolutely adorable, the day revolves around chocolate, and it’s such an excuse to do nice things for all your friends and you don’t even have to have a reason!  Basically Valentine’s Day makes me smile and I thoroughly enjoy that. Our Valentine’s Day

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A Note on Mentoring

Mentoring is not all fun and games. In fact, being a mentor takes a lot of patience and energy.  If there is one thing someone should know about me, it’s that patience is not an adjective used to describe me…EVER. It makes me cringe just thinking about it. It’s hard

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In the Image of God

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them” Genesis 1:27 God created us in this image!  To resemble him and to carry his attributes and character.  This means we carry inherent worth and dignity simply by existing

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My heart has come alive, I realize as I lay with my face on the floor sobbing for my kids. The kids that I mentor everyday at Ashley Park K-8 School and the stories that they tell me about who they are, and what they are living in.  As I

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