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Pumpkins and Grandkids

October 24, 2014 Family No Comments

I recently enjoyed an afternoon at the pumpkin patch with my four children and six beautiful grandchildren! We had a great time picking pumpkins, taking pictures, conquering the corn maze, and simply being together. I’m thankful for family!

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A new grand baby! And other summer happenings

August 14, 2014 Family 1 Comment

The Lord has blessed us with a wonderful summer. I’m thankful for many opportunities for spiritual renewal, ministry service, family time, and rest!   Perhaps the most exciting news of the summer came on August 1st with the birth of our newest grandchild, McKenna Grace! …..

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Tips for the Journey

July 1, 2014 Family | Spiritual Life No Comments

One event I look forward to each year is our annual summer family vacation. I have always loved this special, memory-making time with my husband and children. And while in recent days the length and locations have adapted to our growing family (yay for grandkids!), …..

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Summer Hospitality

May 21, 2014 Family | Ladies Ministry 1 Comment

  One of my first official attempts at gracious hospitality came early in my husband’s and my ministry, and it was not what I imagined it would be.  My husband had just started couples’ class, and he was so excited the Sunday of our first …..

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God’s Choice for You

May 9, 2014 Family | Ladies Ministry | Spiritual Life No Comments

  As women, we have the opportunity to make choices on a daily basis. Sometimes, the choices we make seem small and insignificant. Other times, they involve life-changing consequences. If you are a mom, though, there are a few choices that you didn’t make. Some …..

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“Grow old along with me. The best is yet to be.”

April 23, 2014 Family 1 Comment

Today is a special day in the Chappell family! It is my husband’s birthday! I am so thankful to the Lord for my husband. He is a faithful Christian, a loving husband, a great father, and an awesome papa…not to mention a wonderful pastor and …..

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Easter Tradition: The Tale of Three Trees

April 12, 2014 Family | Spiritual Life 1 Comment

  I really love celebrating holidays, but because Easter is when we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord, it is extra special! When my children were young, we enjoyed reading the book, The Tale of Three Trees, the week before Resurrection Sunday. The story tells of three …..

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Make It Personal

April 3, 2014 Family | Spiritual Life 3 Comments

Before running a series of errands early last week, I took my daughter, Danielle, and her sons through the Starbucks drive thru. When we ordered our drinks, I surprised the boys and added two birthday cake pops at the end. I noticed that Camden started …..

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Coming This July!

March 21, 2014 Family No Comments

  My husband and I are so thankful for the five beautiful grandchildren God has given to our family! We love spending time with each one of them and enjoy watching them grow and their personalities develop. So…I am very delighted to let you know that …..