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Best of 2014 Blog Posts

Ashley Chesnut
What have been the ten most read blog posts on BH Women in 2014?
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Why Advent?

Ashley Chesnut
Advent wasn't even something on my radar until seminary.
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Women's Gathering Recap

Ashley Chesnut
[caption id="attachment_1272" align="alignleft" width="300"] Because JS and KJ couldn't see everyone via Skype, we took a few pics of the ladies at the gathering to send to them.[/caption]This past...
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But Genealogies Are So Boring!

Ashley Chesnut
Unless you're looking for baby names, the genealogies in the Bible aren't sections we look forward to studying in our quiet times. But here we are today in our Bible reading with nothing but...
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November Women's Gathering

Ashley Chesnut
Ladies,We invite you to our next BH Women's Gathering on Thursday, November 20, at 7:00pm in the Student Building.Join us for a night of fellowship and encouragement as we hear stories from JJ about...
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Contentment Does Not Come Naturally

Ashley Chesnut
Why are we discontent? How can we be content despite our circumstances as Paul mentions in Philippians 4? Watch this helpful video from The Gospel Coalition as Nancy Guthrie, Jen Wilkin from The...
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When I Think About The Church at Brook Hills

Ashley Chesnut
Today's post was written by Elisa Coker.When I think about The Church at Brook Hills, I think about home. Home is a place where you always feel loved and welcomed. Home is a place where growing and...
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Feminism, Wal-mart, & Women in Ministry

Ashley Chesnut
Wal-mart. For some of you, that word causes a cold chill. For others, repressed memories of children throwing a tantrum in the buggy because you're being a good parent and not letting them have the...
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Fickle Feelings You Have Failed Us

Ashley Chesnut
Today's post was written by Brook Hills member and Small Group Leader, Kristi Kirkland.I feel tired. I feel hungry. I feel irritated. I feel hurt. I feel frustrated. I feel happy. I feel fine. I feel...
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The Story of a WRAPed Foster Mom

Ashley Chesnut
Today's post was written by Brook Hills member Jenny Clark. Jenny is mom to Aidan (10), Ella Mae (7), and Jojo (15 months), as well as a foster mom. She leads a single moms small group here at Brook...
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The Story of a WRAPer

Ashley Chesnut
Today's post was written by Brook Hills member Susan Nolin. Susan is wife to Denver and mom to Kathleen, Sara, and Heather. She and Denver have fostered, adopted, and serve on the WRAP ministry...
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Bringing the Gospel Home this Fall

Ashley Chesnut
Today's post is taken from Sunday's Worship Guide story and is written by John Tice, the Children's Minister at Brook Hills.No other season of the year provides such unusual opportunities as...
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Make Disciples Wherever You Go - 2015 Trips

Ashley Chesnut
Yesterday, our Global Disciple-Making Team at Brook Hills released the list of 2015 short-term opportunities. Our church's Vision, Mission, and Goal states that "we glorify God by making disciples of...
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Mandi Mapes' New EP

Ashley Chesnut
Those of you familiar with Brook Hills Music will know Mandi Mapes, who used to be on our worship team and whose music has played in movies such as October Baby, Mom's Night Out, and Coffee Shop.Mandi...
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Community in the Midst of Crisis

Ashley Chesnut
Today's post was written by Linda Hall who works as our Young Single Girls Coordinator at Brook Hills.Community – what is that exactly some may ask? Webster and others define it as common interests,...
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DP-Day Plus One

Ashley Chesnut
Yesterday, David Platt preached his last sermon as the Senior Pastor at The Church at Brook Hills. We commissioned him and his family to serve with the International Mission Board, and now, it’s the...
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Women Should Be Silent? Is that Really What Paul is Saying?

Ashley Chesnut
Yesterday in our Bible Reading Plan, we came to 1 Corinthians 14 in which Paul states that "women should be kept silent in the churches" (v. 34). What are we to do with this? Are we really not allowed...
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Self or Surrender?

Ashley Chesnut
Today's post was written by Brook Hills member, April Allen.The story of Abraham and Isaac has always intrigued me. Or maybe “bewildered” is a better way to put it. How in the world could God ask...
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Pastor David's Blank Check

Ashley Chesnut
In case you haven't heard about Pastor David's news, below is his letter to our faith family. Join us in praying for the Platt family, the International Mission Board, and The Church at Brook Hills...
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Help! I'm Reading Romans 9!

Ashley Chesnut
Today, we reach that passage in our Bible reading plan. The passage that pastors do not like to preach. The one where we have to wrestle with a doctrine that is difficult to understand - election. If...
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Coffee & Connection for Women at Brook Hills

Ashley Chesnut
Do you walk into Brook Hills on Sunday without seeing a familiar face? Do you long to know and be known by people in this church? Are you wanting to connect to a small group (like what you see in the...
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Heaven Is For Real, But What About Hell?

Ashley Chesnut
Today's post was written by Brook Hills member, Jan Rowland.It never occurred to me that I should evaluate the existence of my Great Grandfather by whether or not I had seen or experienced him. I...
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Am I the Older Woman?

Ashley Chesnut
Today's post was written by our women's minister, Dawn Stephens.As I reached a milestone birthday on February 3 of this year (1964 was a very good year!), I have felt compelled to speak to my...
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Where We Are In The Story - Week 29

Ashley Chesnut
To download the Bible reading plan that our faith family started on January 1st, visit this site. There is also a guide to personal worship that you can download from that site. If you haven’t been...
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