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VIDEO: Signs He’s Dating Material

  How do you know if a guy is dating material or someone to say, “Bye, Felicia” to when he hits you up for your number? Today’s video provides you with 7 signs to look for when scoping out that new crush or entering into a new relationship. Whether or not you are currently dating, this video will explore great qualities for each of us to not only look out for, but develop ourselves.   CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO…

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Blogs

Wisdom For the Single: How to Get the Most Out of Your Relationship Status

nicole smithee on couch

  I recently got married to the love of my life, and I did it just a week shy of my 35th birthday. I adore my husband (as I write this I am flying home from a week-long ministry trip simply giddy that in a few hours I will get to hear his voice and kiss his face), and he was 100% worth the slightly longer-than-expected-wait! And even though I am wholeheartedly in love with my husband, before I met…

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Blogs

Is Valentine’s Day the Worst?

Nicole and Ben Smithee

  I remember first celebrating Valentine’s Day in elementary school. Beginning in kindergarten, each year my mom would take me to WalMart to pick out a box of Valentine’s Day cards to give to all my classmates. There were the generic ones with pink and red hearts and cartoon Cupids plastered on flimsy paper cards. These were the cheapest, and, also clearly the lamest. I would beg my mom to upgrade me to peer-approved Disney characters or Care Bears or…

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Blogs

Confessions of a Newlywed

Nicole Smithee wedding

Ben and I have been married 86 days now. I’m not sure how long we’ll be considered newlyweds.  It seems like a subjective label.  When do you stop being newlyweds?  Is it when you hit the year mark?  Is it when you have kids?  Is it when you start farting in front of each other with little or no embarrassment?  Not sure. Well, for now anyways, I am a newlywed.  And the number one question I get asked (behind, of…

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Sermons

VIDEO SERMON: Focused And Fulfilled

  Where all my single peeps at? This message is quite personal for me- opening up about my own moments of frustration and heartbreak and also my breakthrough moments of freedom and faith and joy! My hope is that through this message you hear Jesus beckoning you beyond the all too-common-cycle of distraction, dysfunction, discouragement and drama and into focus, fulfillment, freedom and fun!   CLICK TO WATCH THE FULL SERMON…

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