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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...
Women

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
Women

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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Heather Gottlieb

Brook Hills
Geoff and I are in the process of adoption. And we’re in the homestudy process, pretty early on, and we are kind of in a holding pattern because we are all waiting on me to finish my autobiography....
Women

A Loner in Solitude with God

BH Women Contributor
We need Him, yet we don’t want to need Him. That’s the irony of a relationship with God. He provides all that He requires. We are truly dependent on Him, even in our desire to spend time with Him.
Women

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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Kimberly DeLoach

Brook Hills
My husband, Daniel, and his family grew up at Brook Hills. So he’s been coming here since before [the main worship] building even existed. In high school, we were dating so I started coming with...
Women

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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Forever Changed

Suzanne Caldwell
I had the opportunity to go to North Africa on a medical mission trip in January and subsequently, my life has been forever changed. Since becoming a member of The Church at Brook Hills in 2013, I...
Women

Fasting and the Longest Day of My Life

BH Women Contributor
There is no greater communion with God than to give up nourishment for our stomachs in exchange for nourishment for our souls.
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Rocky Mayo

Brook Hills
Well, I was in California, minding my own business in my comfortable Christianity. I was a youth pastor coming up on my 10th year in 2012 when my church sends myself and the worship pastor to a...
Women

A Wretch Like Me: How I Discovered God’s Amazing Grace through Fasting

BH Women Contributor
Through regular fasting, God exposes the desires and the cravings we have that are not for Him, and the best part is, He changes them. When we are willing to come face-to-face with the question, “Do...
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Daniel Renstrom, in His Own Words

Daniel Renstrom
I was raised by godly, loving parents who shared the gospel with me from a young age. I made a profession of faith in Christ as a small child, but sadly this profession didn’t seem to impact my life...
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