The Lessons My Dad Taught Me

Written by Stonebriar Community Church Family Ministry Pastor Dave Carl   Both of my parents passed away this time last year. Having my first Mother’s Day and Father’s Day without them this year, I have understandably been thinking a lot about their legacy to me and my family. With Father’s Day upon us, I want […]

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The Challenge of Change

Written by Stonebriar Community Church Family Ministry Pastor Dave Carl   Of the hundreds of cartoons I grew up watching as a kid, one of the strangest was Popeye the Sailor Man. It was quite weird, and I never really liked it very much. I did not DIS-like it enough to actually set down my […]

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Shepherding the Heart of My Special Needs Child

Written by special guest Jamie Ake—wife, mom, and amazing woman—learning to walk with Christ every day.  Thank you for sharing your heart with us, Jamie. Let me give you a quick tour of my life… I am the mom of a child with special needs who has been diagnosed as medically frail. Like most families […]

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Teaching Your Preschooler about Sin and Forgiveness

Written by Kelley Wilkinson, Director Stonebriar Preschool Pals I think we can all agree that no child has ever had to be taught how to misbehave, make bad choices, or even lie.  That is something we are all born with—the ability to sin. The Bible tells us that “we are all sinners and fall short […]

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