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How Can Grief be a Blessing?

April 12, 2023

by Christy Whitaker God did not create a broken world. He made a perfect world. It was people who decided to do things their own way and broke it. Because of that brokenness, grief is inevitable. There is no way to leave this world unscathed from it. All of us will lose people we love,…

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Member Testimony: No Shadow You Won’t Light Up

March 30, 2023

by Max Miller The first time I heard the music at the Crossings Church, we were meeting at a small warehouse in Wentzville, MO. I didn’t know why I was there and, frankly, I wasn’t sure I liked it very much at all. Now, I’ve been leading worship, one way or another, for around eleven…

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Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

March 3, 2023

Attention parents of children fifth grade and under – The Crossings Church Collinsville is hosting a Glow in the Dark Easter Egg hunt on Saturday April 8 from 2PM to 4PM at 2002 Mall Street in Collinsville. Get Free Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt Tickets Here Kids will have a blast hunting for…

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Healing Balm for a Broken Heart

February 21, 2023

by Christy Whitaker I want to open up about a hurt I don’t talk about very often. It’s a pain I want to lock down tight because I am embarrassed. I minimize. I tell myself that in comparison to other heartache I have gone through, it shouldn’t even be a thing. But it is a…

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To Be Continued: In the Word

January 30, 2023

by Christy Whitaker Acts 28:30-31 (NIV)30 For two whole years Paul stayed there in his own rented house and welcomed all who came to see him. 31 He proclaimed the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ—with all boldness and without hindrance! When I look at our “To be continued..” verse of this year…

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Member Testimony: David

January 30, 2023

I grew up in a small town in Mississippi where nothing ever happened outside of family drama or the occasional drug addict disturbance in the neighborhood. I was raised primarily by my great-grandmother due to my mother being in college and my father not wanting to be in the picture. My mother later moved to…

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The Rebuilding – a poem by J’Leah Smith

November 30, 2022

The Rebuilding by J’Leah Smith as i looked upon the gray painted wallsall i could see were the crackshow brokenshatteredand fragmented they wereyet each fracture was unifiedheld by one anotherdetermined to keep fighting as i entered the gardenwhat was once an abundance of flowerswas now withering awayeven thenthat didn’t stop new seeds from being scattered…

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Member Testimony: Sonya

November 30, 2022

I grew up in a rural area in Missouri that was 18 miles outside of town. I had an older brother and have a sister, plus a twin brother. I lived a very sheltered life as a child. I was only around family, church, and school. I grew up thinking there were no bad people…

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Chili & Crock Pot Cook Off in Collinsville!

October 14, 2022

Fall is upon us, and one of our favorite fall traditions at The Crossings Church Collinsville is our annual cook off! In years past we’ve limited the cook off to just chili, but this year we are opening it up to dishes that go beyond chili so long as they are cooked in a crock…

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