Change Is Inevitable… Direction Is Optional

Written by Dave Carl, Family Ministry Pastor at Stonebriar Community Church I attended high school in the late 70’s. There were many things that were uncertain. There were gasoline shortages. On even numbered days, you could only get gas if the last number on your license was an even number. Interest rates were through the […]

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Thirteen Ideas for Intentional Time

The start of a school year is a lot like the start of a new year. It is a great time to step back, take stock in your situation, and gather some fresh perspective on your life. I think the drawing factor for most moms is that you finally return to some normalcy and structure […]

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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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Experience Taught me to Cling to the Lord

Journal Excerpt: October 23, 2013 “Tired. Worn. Heavy hearted.  It’s a little bit of a roller coaster here.  Some days I feel like we’ll be okay, like a year will fly by and it’ll be good.  Other days I can hear the clock ticking slowly—and it’s really not a clock; it’s the dripping kitchen sink.” […]

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