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Steve and Carol Ekblad

How thankful we are for our marriage LIFE Group. We’ve been members for the past five years. The ages of group members range from 30s to 70s. Our studies have included the sermon series and a variety of books: Pastor Colin’s Momentum, Taking God at His Word by Kevin DeYoung, and books on marriage by John Piper, Christopher Ash, and Tim Keller. Through these discussions, Steve and I have grown in our understanding of and love for God’s Word and marriage. We’ve been challenged to be alert for ways to use the daily, myriad of ordinary moments to demonstrate love to each other – especially during our time of sheltering in place where abundant opportunities arose. We are enriched by sharing in the joys and sorrows of other couples who are growing in Christ. Our LIFE Group leaders are available to talk and pray with us during trials and they always point us to Christ. Steve and I are grateful we can live out the beauty of the Gospel together as a couple. God is writing His grand, redemptive story. We’re glad we get to be a part of it.