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Learning & Loving God

Ashley Chesnut
How can you love God - truly love God - without learning? Love without knowledge is fluffy and superficial. It’s naive. And knowledge without love is dry, stuffy, stale, overbearing, and legalistic.
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Women's Small Groups Serving Locally

Ashley Chesnut
Each semester, our Wednesday morning women's groups take one of their meeting days and serve together.
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Easter and the Outsider

Ashley Chesnut
Simplistic answers did not suffice. "Just have faith" was not enough for her.
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Confessions of a Journaling Junkie

Ashley Chesnut
What you write down does not have to be tied up in a neat theological bow (or even written in complete sentences).
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Easter Playlist

Ashley Chesnut
If you would like to create an Easter playlist, our Brook Hills Worship Team has put together a list of songs that you can download
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Silence & Solitude: The Spiritual Exercise No One Wants to Do

Ashley Chesnut
We’re shallow without silence and solitude in our rhythm of life.
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Prayer Q&A

Ashley Chesnut
There have been several times in my life when I just didn’t know what to pray for, in the sense that I didn’t know what would be the best outcome. Have you ever felt like that?
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Women's Prayer Night Gathering

Ashley Chesnut
If you missed our Women's Gathering this past week, we had a wonderful evening of prayer and worship together! Thanks to those who came, and enjoy a few pics from the evening. ...
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Well Said...Memorizing Scripture

Ashley Chesnut
"I know of no other single practice in the Christian life more rewarding, practically speaking, than memorizing Scripture."
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When I Don't Desire God's Word

Ashley Chesnut
Sometimes, I don't feel like reading God's Word. I know I should read it. I know I need to read it. But the desire is lacking. Have you ever felt this way?
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Eating McDonalds & Studying the Bible

Ashley Chesnut
I could eat McDonalds every day, and at the end of each day, I would not feel hungry since I did put food into my body. But while I wouldn’t feel hungry, I think we could all agree that a McDonalds...
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How Your Personality Type Affects Your Spiritual Growth

Ashley Chesnut
Because of our personalities, we have preferences, and our preferences relate to how we see and process the world. The danger with preferences when it comes to spiritual disciplines are that we...
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Relationships Aren't Math Problems

Ashley Chesnut
I can read my Bible every day, pray, confess sin, memorize Scripture, etc. and complete my checklist or some prescribed formula for growing as a Christ-follower, but my relationship with God can still...
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Deeper with Discipline...One Step at a Time

Ashley Chesnut
“Stuck. I feel stuck in my relationship with God. There’s no momentum or excitement. It’s just kind-of monotonous, like I’m on autopilot.” ...
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Top BH Women Blog Posts of 2015

Ashley Chesnut
2015 generated two exciting blog series on the BH Women blog: Sex & the Christian Woman and Calling and Contentment, and throughout the year, we continued to feature testimonies and mission trip...
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Suffering and the Presence of God

Ashley Chesnut
As I sat on my bed in Kathmandu, Nepal, listening to the voice coming from the other end of the line, my stomach churned and my heart sank. “Lynsey, your dad’s test results are back. It’s lung...
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Beauty & Brokenness Women's Workshop

Ashley Chesnut
We all battle sin, but how do we walk in victory? How do we resist temptation? What is accountability, and how do we do it well? If these are questions you're asking, join us for the two-day women's...
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This Fall in Women's Ministry

Ashley Chesnut
Fall semester is in full swing at Brook Hills, and we want to make sure that the women in this church are aware of all the happenings and ways to connect here.
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Summer Reads 2015

Ashley Chesnut
Each year, I create a to-do list for the summer (I'm not Type A at all). It's good to have goals, right? And who wants to waste the summer break? ...
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How Do You Know If You Are Saved?

Ashley Chesnut
Yesterday at Brook Hills, Pastor John Piper preached a powerful message on Romans 8:12-18 and "How You Can Know You Are A Child of God," and a couple of hours later, I get a text from a...
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Calling & Contentment: Part 2

Ashley Chesnut
Although we’re the same age, my best friend and I lead completely different lives. She’s married with three boys (under the age of four) and is a stay-at-home mom in South Carolina, and...
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Calling & Contentment: Part 1

Ashley Chesnut
Who are you? How would you describe yourself? ...
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Wordless Wednesday: Church Picnic Group Picture

Ashley Chesnut
Remember that time we had a church picnic and took a group picture via drone?
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Get Ready for Rock the Block

Ashley Chesnut
If you want to be part of reaching families in the Birmingham area (or cities around the world) and ultimately participate in "global domination," then join us for Rock the Block this...
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