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God Answers Prayers

Brook Hills Mid-Termer
Have you ever experienced the peace that comes with knowing that you are doing God’s will? I am moving to East Asia this summer, and I am fearless. I am fearlessly moving to an area that many would...
Women

There's More to Worship Than Just Showing Up

Audrie Appel
Have you ever noticed that the lights at Brook Hills are always bright during our Worship Gatherings?
Women

Celebrating Mother's Day...When Mother's Day is Hard

Ashley Chesnut
Mother's Day is bittersweet for so many. Let's not forget those among us who close their Facebook feeds, skip church, and wish for it all to be over.
Women

Top Motherhood Posts on BH Women

Ashley Chesnut
a collection of the top BH Women blog posts on motherhood
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Halie Kawell

Brook Hills
I was a teacher and then I ended up quitting my job and going into full-time ministry as the Academic Director at Oak Tree Ministries. And so I work with most of these kids in Marks Village several...
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Eating to Connect

Brook Hills
"What is that smell?!" I walked around the corner expecting to see a trash dump but was greeted with quite a different sight. A group of Malaysians were sitting around a small table laughing and...
Women

God on the Move in South Asia

BH Women Contributor
The same gospel I had taken for granted for 23 years was a hidden treasure to them
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Alec Rogers

Brook Hills
I went to the Dominican Republic this year. I actually got to go there last year, so it was really cool being able to go back and build on those relationships. We were working with a church up in the...
Women

Are We Post-Radical?

Ashley Chesnut
Let me warn you of some shocking news you are about to hear:
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Water to My Thirsty Soul

Suzie Gonzalez
I had virtually stopped going to church for years because my husband had been deeply hurt by the church and all I could see every time I tried to get involved in one was hypocrisy. I didn't want...
Women

They Are My One-Anothers

BH Women Contributor
One of the common threads we all share is a sense of authenticity and belonging, whether you call it a sisterhood, a tribe, or a family.
Women

Called to Serve or Just Called?

BH Women Contributor
He has gently exposed my delusion of “called to serve.” It’s a common phrase and a biblical phrase, but for me it gives me options...
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Kasey Mixon

Brook Hills
One of the things that’s important for me, directing the choir, is that we take time to really think about the words to what we’re singing. We do that because I want us to be mindful of what...
Women

A Lack of Service is a Worship Problem

Ashley Chesnut
“If every believer served and gave of their time and money like you do, what would the church be like?”
Women

Maintaining a Balance

BH Women Contributor
I realize now that God will restore me to the right balance for every moment as I seek to serve Him with my life. The promise is right there
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Billy Longshore

Megan Sims
Prayer is so important. That's what's kept us [at Restoration Academy] going over the years. It's really an impossible mission, but as Jesus said, "with God all things are possible."
Women

Purity is a Spiritual Discipline?

Ashley Chesnut
If I could have several do-overs in life, I know what one of them would be.
Women

What Singleness & Marriage Have in Common

BH Women Contributor
If you are in the category of “Frustrated Single Christian Who Just Can’t Pretend Sexuality Doesn’t Exist,”
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Anna Kate

Brook Hills
February 20th was when I decided to follow Jesus. During Collide my sister Ella let the Lord into her heart and she said if I would like to, I could do it too, and I did.
Women

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.
Women

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.
Women

Easter and the Outsider

Ashley Chesnut
Simplistic answers did not suffice. "Just have faith" was not enough for her.
Women

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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Brian & Gina Akin

Brook Hills
We are on the third round of children we have watched grow over several years. This last group wasn't in our plan. We just agreed to ‘fill in when needed’ two and a half years ago, but God sent us...
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