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Kenya's Grateful Hearts

Patti Locklear's Story of Meeting the Grateful Hearts of Kenya    It's never too late to go on a mission trip. For Patti Locklear, this year's 2017 summer mission trip to Kenya was her very first mission trip. "I have always had a special place in my heart for kids," Patti said. "Every time I saw the Kenya trip, it tugged at my heart. So, my husband put down the deposit as my Christmas present!" From there, Patti's heart for children and especially the children of...

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Intern Story: Rachel Jones

Rachel Jones: Communications Intern   What did your life use to look like that would relate most to the non-Christian? I went through a rough patch spiritually, not being super close with God. I took having Him for granted in a way. I worried a lot about life, what people thought, and what the future held. What did you rely on the most before accepting Christ? Where did your security and happiness come from?  Love from others and other people's...

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Atheist Encounter: Session One

Noted author and apologetics speaker, Sean McDowell, kicked off our recent Truth Talks Conference in which he donned a pair of “atheist glasses,” and invited questions from the audience. Now, you may be thinking: “Why is this Christian acting like an atheist?” or “What good is a pair of atheist glasses?” Those are good questions, and I will get to both of those—and others—before the...

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In the Midst of the Storm

Shannon Murphy's Story About Trusting God Throughout Life's Trials   Most testimonies are a full story. They have a beginning, a middle, and an end. A storm arises in a person's life, that person has to decide whether or not to stand firm through the storm, then finally the storm clears and life goes on, leaving the person changed and having their eyes opened to something new. But what about the people whose stories are not finished yet? The ones who are still standing in the middle of...

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Ellen's Testimony

It is a wonderful blessing to know that the work that the Lord does at Cottonwood Creek Church touches so many lives. Some of those lives are on the other side of the world. Meet Ellen, a dedicated follower of Christ and one of our many viewers online. Ellen has been living in Germany for the past forty years, although she has family residing in Allen, Texas. She has been a believer in Jesus since she was fourteen years old. Although she loves and follows God, living in a fallen world had...

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