On The Receiving End - by Lester Zimmerman
April 15th, 2021
For over 40 years, my wife and I have been pastoring and caring for people. We have taught, encouraged, prayed, dedicated, married, counseled, buried, cried, laughed, and worshiped with people who we ...
Is it Time? - by Curt Malizzi
March 18th, 2021
Is it time for the church in America to walk up and take a stand?Every day as we see the news headlines, we see the morality in America decreasing and the immorality increasing. In the meantime, does ...
As the Waters Cover the Sea - by Allan Yoder
February 3rd, 2021
Sometimes we talk about the glory of the Lord covering the earth as the waters cover the sea (Habakkuk 3:14). We express a desire to see God’s glory poured out all around us. We even pray fervently fo...
Soaring Like An Eagle - by Lester Zimmerman
January 4th, 2021
I want to remind you of something the prophet Isaiah said as we begin the new year of 2021.“Those who trust in the Lord will find new strength.They will soar high on wings like eagles.They will run an...
It's A Boy -- a Life-Changing Announcement - by Allan Yoder
December 1st, 2020
Following the birth of Jesus, God the Father was excited. Like all excited fathers, he told everybody – it’s a boy! And people reacted the same way they always do to that kind of announcement.The Arch...
What's Next - by Curt Malizzi
November 2nd, 2020
2020 has been an extremely interesting and incredibly challenging year. First with government impeachment hearings, then COVID-19, now the polarizing Presidential election. . . impacting “the church” ...
We Were Made for This - by Lester Zimmerman
August 25th, 2020
I hear a lot of mumbling and grumbling in the ranks of the saints these days. I have done my share as well. Covid challenges, mask wars, government overreach, social unrest, election year politics, an...
Why Lament When We Can Worship? - by Allan Yoder
August 7th, 2020
There seems to be so many challenges facing us as we try to worship God in this unprecedented (fill in the blank). We lament the changes and find it more difficult to worship as we try to adapt to tho...
Resources to Bless and Encourage - by Erma Zimmerman
June 12th, 2020
I have had an interesting two weeks as I have “devoured” books that have addressed various cultural/racial issues we are facing today. I have been totally blessed and encouraged by the following books...
Tonight I Pray - by Allan Yoder
June 5th, 2020
Tonight, I am unable to sleep - again. So, I am doing what I often do when that happens. I sit in my office and pray. Pray is such a nice word for what I am pouring out to God. Tonight, my heart is b...
Something Old, Something New - by Curt Malizzi
May 18th, 2020
One the many popular wedding traditions celebrated around the world in different ways is the concept of having or wearing something old and something new on your wedding day as a sign of a good blessi...
Looking for God in the Rubble of Life - by Allan Yoder
April 27th, 2020
Some days you just want to run away from it all! Give up. Quit.There are two things that we can all agree on concerning adversity: we all have to deal with it and none of us likes it!There is a book i...