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Guided by Faith

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It seems like only yesterday, and yet in other ways it seems like years ago. The pain was like a neverending tsunami wave. My family and I had recently moved to Baton Rouge where I would serve as Lead Pastor of Woodlawn Baptist Church. Our family was... Read full article

Chris Mitchell

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The soccer field is a place that each member of Chris Mitchell’s family is comfortable with. It’s also one place where they all enjoy spending a lot of time. Whether he’s coaching, watching his daughter’s play, or traveling out of state to attend a c... Read full article

Luncheon to Help Stop Domestic Violence

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Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is hosting a luncheon to help bring awareness and advocacy on global issues that also affect the local community.  ... Read full article

The Life of a Single Mom

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For Maggio, the founder of The Life of a Single Mom (TLSM), the burning desire in her heart to give back to single moms motivated her to start a small group of single moms out of her home. ... Read full article

Jordy Culotta

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Faith: Seeds & Scripture

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One spring, when I was in elementary school, I remember my mother planting a rather impressive garden in the backyard. She used long wooden beams to frame up rows of peas, carrots, squash, and zucchini. She had metal wires standing tall in the back, ... Read full article

Knowing God's Strength in Weakness

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes when thinking about people in the Bible, I can get overwhelmed by the thought that I could never live up to the “heroes of the faith.” As kids, we only learn the children’s story version, but when we take a close... Read full article

Finding Strength in the Struggle

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“I don’t remember a time when I was ever not conscience of my weight. I did a lot of swimming and played a lot of sports, but I was heavier. I was a bigger kid,” shares Jessica Stafford. When Jessica was 15 years old, she was in a bike accident tha... Read full article

Everybody Needs Jesus and Counseling

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You’ve heard the axiom, “Never talk about religion or politics.” I think it’s become, “Never talk about religion, politics, or mental health.” I often tell people, “We’re all crazy. Everybody needs Jesus and counseling.”... Read full article

Camp Conquer

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Denise Domingue was at an outreach event for Camp Conquer, a day camp for grieving children in the community that helps them process those emotions and learn coping skills to handle their feelings. A boy stood in front of the table, clearly wanting t... Read full article

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