There and Back Again: A Ginger’s Tale

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“Sorry! I don’t want any adventures, thank you. Not Today. Good morning! But please come to tea – any time you like! Why not tomorrow? Goodbye!” -Bilbo Baggins, The Hobbit Fiction, from a young age, has always possessed the capability to hold my heart in its hands. There has been nothing more thrilling than briefly giving myself over to a time completely separate from the one in which I live, from Scheherazade’s 1001 nights worth of stories to a graying …

Guest Speaker Clint Cook – March 19

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  We are so excited to have General Baptist Executive Director Clint Cook with us on March 19th as a part of our I Love My Church series. Clint and his wife Judy have been married for 34 years and have two married children, four grandchildren and one more grandchild on the way. Clint began his first pastorate at Real Life Church in Springfield, Illinois in September 1985. At that time the church was known as First General Baptist Church. …

Student Glow Party — March 16

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  About Dj Vow: Although expectations have grown high in recent years for DJ Vow, he is no stranger to the stage or the art of DJing. “I got my first pair of turntables when I was twelve… the rest is history” says Vow. Born and raised in the Dallas sister city of Fort Worth, he is the product of two immigrant parents and a plethora of inner-city influences. Vow clearly remembers playing his fathers disco records on their home turntable. “I started …