Unplanned

What was unplanned was me writing about Unplanned. Unplanned is a movie based on a true story of Abby Johnson who became the youngest clinic director in the history of Planned Parenthood, then a life-changing experience turned her into an anti-abortion activist. Joyce Slayton from Common Sense Media describes the opening scene in this way. “Viewers see two "procedures": a surgical abortion and a chemical abortion (via RU486). In the first scene, a woman cries, and there are images of a ...

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A Journey of Spiritual Maturity – Regional Cohort Hosted by Steve & Colleen – Register Now

Let your roots grow down into Him, let your lives be built on Him.  —Colossians 2:7  Colleen & Steve are facilitating the Lancaster, Pennsylvania area "Rooted" Cohort beginning in August. The deadline for registration is June 30th - register early since space is limited to 12 participants. Rooted is a program for those who desire a deep and transformative connection with Jesus Christ, fostered within the safety of a meaningful community. Join us for a 10-month journey of ...

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My Responsibility to Love Well

God “speaks” to me in the shower.  I know, a little strange but it’s probably because my mind is settled there. Yesterday He decided to invade my world a little differently - standing over the sink - looking in the mirror while my electric toothbrush was buzzing around in my mouth. I was overwhelmed with joy and a sense of God’s love for me in an instant. I didn’t see it coming. As if I heard from on high, “I’m so proud of you”. Pride is more a human term than a term you’d ...

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First Ever VLOG – Birthday Weekend & Downtime to Recharge Your Batteries

  Sometimes you just need a little downtime. Whether it’s from your career, your business or ministry recharge those batteries. We did. Over Colleen’s birthday beach weekend. Take a look and plan your next getaway. Click the link and check it out. First Ever VLOG - Birthday Beach Getaway with Downtime

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Oops….Our Apologies for the Redundant Emails

Seems our server was looking to make a point and send you duplicate emails. Sorry for the inconvenience. Like we don't get enough emails in one day. Blessings to you all. Steve & Colleen

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Sexual Brokenness & “The Church” – Series Introduction

It’s an epidemic of epic proportions.  Sexual sin and its impact on the church family is undeniable and must be addressed. The reality of the widespread nature of this epidemic may surprise you. Christians have gotten good at wearing the fig-leaf of purity. Covering up the struggle with pornography, sex outside of marriage, marital unfaithfulness and a host of other sexual sin is commonplace. It’s not a topic that gets discussed in our churches. The answer is to bury it, stop it, ...

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My False Self & Stayin’ Alive Audio Podcast

Listen in as Steve digs a little deeper. When the poser shows up we get in all kinds of trouble. But do we even know what we’re doing when we acquiesce to the false -self? As believers in Christ, we have a new name – Child of God. Steve reflects on a few times in his life before he knew that name. https://anchor.fm/embracing-brokenness/episodes/My-False-Self--Stayin-Alive-e3ae5l/a-aaullg

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We Live in a World at War

“O, for that warning voice, which he, who saw The Apocalypse, heard cry in Heaven aloud, Then when the Dragon, put to second rout, Came furious down to be revenged on men, Woe to the inhabitants on earth! that now, While time was, our first parents had been warned The coming of their secret foe, and 'scaped, Haply so 'scaped his mortal snare: For now Satan, now first inflamed with rage, came down, The tempter ere the accuser of mankind, To wreak on innocent frail Man his loss Of that first ...

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My False Self & Stayin’ Alive

I can still remember walking into the gym during our Freshman dance, where the college newbies met for an icebreaker the second day of the first semester. I had this cocky attitude trolling for the best-looking girl in the room. Me and a couple buddies of mine. Not that I knew what the plan was. But I sure knew I wanted to get noticed. It was kinda like John Travolta strolling onto the dance floor in his white suit ready to impress. (Saturday Night Fever) I think Stayin' Alive (the movies ...

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One Thing Leads to Another – Video

It's easy to underestimate the wiles of the enemy. He would love to derail us. One thing always leads to another. Guard your heart and your mind. A trip to the shore proved it. Temptation abounds, but God wins. Watch as Steve describes just how slick the devil can be. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TQ4Rl8EeE4

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