The Shelf

A collection of encouragement, connection, and inspiration
The Shelf

Women’s Connection Groups

Ladies, find friendship and encouragement at our Women’s Connection Groups! Join us for conversations and stories on a variety of topics, like mentoring and prayer, as well as time to explore God’s Word and have fun together. Explore upcoming events and more at

Confessions of a Jealous Husband

Parenting Pathway Blog

Dads, do you sometimes feel jealous of the attention your kids get from your wife? You’re not alone! Read our latest Parenting Pathway article by Marriage Ministries Pastor David Ake for a helpful perspective on God’s plan for your marriage and family.

Check out “Confessions of a Jealous Husband” here: Parenting Pathway.

Heard & Loved This Mother’s Day

For all those who are hurting this Mother’s Day week, you are heard and loved. God listens to your every prayer and cry, and He will never leave your side. We would love to pray for you and encourage you—please reach out to our staff on Messenger, leave a comment below, or email

Mommy & Me on May 10

Mommy and Me

Looking for something fun to do with your toddler or preschooler? Come to Mommy & Me next Monday, May 10! Moms, dads, grandparents, and friends are all welcome to join this fun morning of crafts, games, and fellowship. Learn more and sign up at

Stonebriar Minute

Find out how to kick off your summer at Family Experience, enjoy our uplifting Gloria Dei Youth Choir concert, and join our Summer Scripture Challenge in today’s announcements! Learn more at