How God Used Trials to Teach Me Grace

September 14, 2020
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If you knew me years ago, you would have seen someone with administrative and leadership gifts and very little room for grace. Although I would have always considered myself a compassionate person, I also lived by the letter of the law and expected everyone else to live the same way. I expected my children to do everything correctly and thought their outward behavior demonstrated that I was “doing it right” and was a good mother.…

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A Conversation with Rebekah Culley

August 31, 2020
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Rebekah is a college student at Eastern who grew up at Covenant Fellowship and has a large network of extended family at church. Chances are that you know at least one person related to her! Rebekah lives with her parents in West Chester and attends the Dunham college community group. Rebekah, tell us about your relationship with your immediate family. My immediate family consists of my parents, myself, my sister, and two brothers. My grandmother…

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Walking in Freedom

August 24, 2020
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As followers of Christ, we are called to walk by faith and not by sight. Easier said than done. I desired, more than anything else as a new believer to not be conformed to this world but to be transformed by the renewing of my mind (Romans 12:2). However, I struggled with the tension between my old self and the new self I was called to be in Christ. I quickly learned that the only way I could renew my mind daily was to feed on the Word of God and ask the Holy Spirit to set my mind on the things above. 

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Everyday Dependence

August 17, 2020
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My husband, Jeff, and I adopted our youngest daughter, Jia, in October of 2017 from Harbin, China. We met her early on a Monday morning in a Harbin civic building. She spent the day and night with us, timidly engaging and building bonds, increasing trust with every interaction.

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