When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned: Explaining “God’s Plan”

Written by Dave Carl, Family Ministry Pastor at Stonebriar Community Church   As a species, we humans are an optimistic group. We build for the future with vigor. When something goes terribly wrong, we usually brush ourselves off and rebuild because we tend to believe things will be better going forward. Occasionally, we experience a […]

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Parenting Pathway Podcast: Living with Autism

Parenting Pathway Podcast with Family Ministry Pastor Dave Carl, Pastoral Leader of GIFT (special needs ministry) Meaghan Wall, and special guest Julie Hornok, author, gifted speaker, and founder of non-profit United in Autism   We recently invited Julie Hornok, a friend of our church’s special needs ministry, to sit with us and talk about her […]

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Learning to Like Your Kids

Written by guest author Katie Hayes, Boy Mom, Homeschooling Mom, and Public Relations Specialist   I think we can all agree that there are times when we LOVE our children, but maybe don’t LIKE our children. I won’t lie to you, it’s a bit weird to admit this in public, but I have caught myself […]

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Pathway Through the Wilderness of Summer

Written by Christine Clark, Ministry Leader for Family Ministries at Stonebriar Community Church   I have heard this conversation more than once in the last couple weeks… Mom A says, “Hi Mom B, I haven’t seen you in a few weeks, how’s your summer going?” Mom B replies, “We’re making it.” Mom A nods her […]

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