Elmbrook Stories

Inviting God into the Huddle - Peter's Story

In a world where we sometimes question the hearts and minds of our young people, we can’t help but delight in the discovery of those young hearts that beat with God and for God. Here, under the bright lights of the football field at Waukesha West High School, we find such a heart; that of high school senior Peter MacCudden. An all-star running back and standout player since he was a freshman, Peter, an Elmbrook family member, continues to shine brightly as an amazing leader both on...

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Wild Ideas

Wouldn't it be great if people of faith became known more for what we are for than what we are against? In our toxic and divided world of conflicting philosophies, how are people to discern and embrace the Truth?   I had this wild idea! It was one that I could not shake! What if believers did something totally out of the box to simply show love and serve our community? No fanfares! No seeking credit! Just loving on people and, hopefully, they will eventually see what fuels...

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A Trailing Wife and a Tent Dweller

I’ve been spending time these past few months thinking about transition, considering the changes that God’s brought into my life - moving me out of some places, moving me into new spaces. Early in our marriage, my husband and I made three transcontinental moves in the period of six years. I became part of the sisterhood that is known as the “trailing wife”; that is, women who move with their husbands to a foreign country due to their husband’s job. The move...

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