Chatting with Jean Benson

August 10, 2020
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Jean has been a faithful member of our church for many years. Known for her charming British accent and sense of humor, she and her husband, Wendell, live in West Chester where they attend the Culleys’ Community Group.   It’s clear from your accent that you didn’t grow up around here. Tell us about your background. I grew up in Luton, Bedfordshire, a small town about 38 miles north of London, a town barely on the…

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Spiritual Disciplines Series: Prayer as a Lifeline

August 3, 2020
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I give you full permission to laugh out loud, but I don’t know how to swim! Not knowing how to swim is fine, of course, until you are drowning.

Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines the word lifeline as “something regarded as indispensable for the protection of life,” or “a line (such as a rope) used for saving or preserving life.” Prayer is like that lifeline that saves and preserves our daily lives.

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Growing in Love for God’s Word

July 27, 2020
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My life as a Christian has been a journey of growing in my love for God’s Word. I have gone to church my entire life and heard the Bible preached but did not understand the importance of God’s Word until I became a Christian at the age of 20. Then I began to learn that reading and studying help me understand God and Christian living. A few years later I found myself part of a…

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The Grace of Asking

July 20, 2020
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I don’t like asking for help. That applies to many different areas of my life, but recently God has been showing me that I’m slow to ask others to pray for me. When an extreme crisis hits, it’s easier to ask for prayer, although even then, it’s not the first thing I think of. But when I’m just having a really tough day as a mom, when I’m weary and don’t feel like I will…

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An Interview with Tamara Ordini

July 13, 2020
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Tamara and her husband, Mike, live in West Chester with their five children and attend the Gins’ Community Group. Tamara first came to Covenant Fellowship with her family when she was in 6th grade and began walking with the Lord shortly after—she’s learned a wealth of wisdom since that time, as you’ll see below!  Tamara, where did you grow up?  I grew up in Wayne, PA. We lived next to a creek and I have…

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