Fatherhood– Ben Chamness

Do no harm. Do good. Stay in love with God. If you’ve been around the Methodist church a while, chances are you’ve heard those phrases. They are part of the teachings of John Wesley and reflect his approaches to faith and practicing Christianity. When I first heard that mantra, I was impressed by its directness […]

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Angels– Mark Garica

I have guardian angels watching over me. We met for the first time when my family was selected to receive the first House on the Corner. I remember coming to the church to help build the house in the parking lot. I was only 6 when my mom, brother and I first moved into our […]

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Why Me?– Marylin Smith

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 The day I received my diagnosis I was stunned.  I thought about my entire life. The lives of my family crossed in front of me rapidly. I didn’t know what to do. The oncologist was very young and I will never forget his reaction to my, “Why me?  How can […]

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Transitioning– Will Fort

Have you ever felt yourself falling away from your world? You can’t get your bearings or your grip, and you’re plummeting into chaos. What do you do? Do you panic? Do you give up? Sometimes, yes, but what we should do instead is find God; place all of your faith in God and give everything […]

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Home– Caroline Korst

Posted on: September 18th, 2017 My family joined this church 16 years ago when we moved to Frisco from Wichita, KS. I grew up at Christ United, first in children’s and later in youth ministries. This faith community is where I first understood what having faith meant. My church and my faith have always been […]

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The Miracle of the House on the Corner– Clyde Rupert

Posted on: October 19th, 2017 It all began on Dec. 29th of 2003 with a phone call from Don who said that he wanted to do something that would “Galvanize the Congregation” and he wanted me to head it up. This call would change my life and the lives of thousands. Along with the goal […]

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The Path Less Traveled– Linda Howe

Posted on: October 12th, 2017 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 It was almost a year ago that I anticipated hearing Dr. Lisa Miller, author of The Spiritual Child, speak […]

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God IS Present in this Church– Mary Dell Green

Posted on: November 10th, 2017 God IS Present in this Church By Mary Dell Green, Christ United Member A horrific event happened Sunday in this tiny Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.  A deranged man entered the church, killed 26 people and injured 20 others.  They were as young as infants and as old as […]

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Our Journey– The Brazeal’s

Posted on: November 20th, 2017 We were both raised in the church, and we know a village helped to raise us. Somewhere along the road, though, we forgot that. As Jeffrey says, “At some point, I learned that I didn’t know what I was doing, unless God was helping me.” When we started a family, […]

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Why I sing- Karen Lantz

Posted on: August 24th, 2017 Someone asked me, “Why do you sing?” I wanted to say, “How can I not sing? How can I keep from singing?” I could have shared the reported health, social, and cognitive benefits of singing. But that’s not why I sing. Psalms 96:1-2 says, “Sing unto the Lord a new song; […]

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