Hello Sisters! My name is Laura Longanecker and I am the contributing writer for Engaged: Beautiful Inside for the Fall Intro issue of The Grace Mask Journal. My husband and I met at Central Bible College and have been married 12 years. We are on staff at James River Church where he is the director of Church and Community Care and I work in our Designed Sisterhood office. We have 3 super fun kids and we homeschool them, something I said I would never do but turns out I love it.
I grew up in church and have great Christian parents so my story is more about God’s continued faithfulness through my family heritage.
His Words Evoking Beauty:
I know that God created me to be exactly who he wants me to be. His love for me never changes and his plans are perfect. Believing what God says about me not only changes me but it also affects my family, my friends. and those I come in contact with.
Bring Out the Best:
My favorite thing about the Church is how the ultimate goal is for people to have a relationship with Jesus. That can happen in all kinds of different avenues, whether it is serving in the kids area, helping the less fortunate, or leading in some way, the Church wants to see people love Jesus with their whole hearts.