Advent

Advent

Advent Week 4: Peace

Tell us about your family? While we are Hot Springs natives, in 2017, we left the comfort of home and moved to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Lance is in administration with the Ministry of Education, while Kali manages our holiday home here. We have just celebrated our sixth year wedding anniversary, and are incredibly grateful for the many opportunities we have been…

Advent Week 3: Joy

Tell us about your family. Barbara and I have been happily married for twenty-one years. We each have two children and one grandchild by previous marriages. Barbara is a state employee, and I am a retired CPA. Barbara has two sons who work in the construction industry. I have two daughters. They both have earned a Master of Education degree, are married, and live in North…

Advent Week 2 – Love: Phil & Judy Ellis

Can you tell us a little about your family? We are Phil and Judy Ellis, sometimes called P & J, which we love. This year we were blessed to be able to celebrate 50 years of marriage with a trip to Paris and Switzerland. We have two sons, Daniel and Gabe, a beautiful daughter-in-law, Neysa, and…

Advent Week Four: PEACE – Sametta Lindsay

ADVENT WEEK 4: PEACE – Sametta Lindsay Tell us about your family? Good morning Lake Valley. My name is Sametta Lindsay and I live in Benton. I am the proud mother of three grown children, John and Nick, both civil engineers, and Tina, a registered nurse. I am also “Nana” to seven…

Advent Week One – HOPE: The Quast Family

Advent Week 1, HOPE: The Quast Family Can you tell us a little about your family?     We are Jeremy and Julie Quast. We have three children, almost eleven year old twins, Allie and Garrison, and our two and half year old, Emma Claire. Jeremy and I have been together since junior high, so we have…

Hope: Advent Week 3

Lighting the Advent Candle Our Advent readers today are Allen, Kristy, Holley, Drew and Lillie Coker. Tell us about your family. Our family really likes to have fun together. We don’t take ourselves too seriously. We are common people who want others to be comfortable around us. We enjoy visiting with others and swapping stories about life and laughing a whole lot. We are…

LOVE: Advent Week 2

Lighting the Advent Candle Our Advent readers today are Johnson and Rebecca Benefield. Tell us about your family? Johnson and I have shared our faith and love for each other for thirty-three years. We have three children, seven grands, and one great. Johnson’s work in sales opens the door for him to share Jesus every day. He tells me, “I may not have a sale…

HOPE: Advent Week 1

Lighting the Advent Candle Our advent readers today are Andrew and Kylie Walton. Can you tell us a little about your family? Andrew and I are college sweethearts, who met at Harding University. We have been married for four and a half years and recently welcomed our first child, Elijah. Andrew is an EMT with LifeNet and is currently in Paramedic school, and I am a…