Losing someone you love is never easy and learning to live life without them is a constant battle. Penny Smith knows this all too well. But through God’s grace and constant love she is learning what a “new normal” looks like. This video was originally played at our Women’s Conference were we focused on how everybody has a story and how Jesus is making each of our stories new each day.
“Through her service at Apex, Alathea has witnessed the immaculate work of the Lord’s redeeming power in all of their lives and rejoices in how His Holy Spirit works through her despite her shortcomings.”
“And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him; and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”
“One scene in particular stood out to me like our orange carpet stands out to a first-time visitor, as an obvious declaration of the beauty in our stories, intertwined, intended to honor their omniscient author.”
“Just like you have biological brothers and sisters who don’t always get along or fight sometimes, house church can be a little messy like that sometimes, too…”