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...
Navigating the Coronavirus Storm - by Lester Zimmerman
March 25th, 2020
I remember the time I was riding a snowmobile in the middle of a blowing snowstorm. Back in the day, we didn’t use helmets and so my glasses would freeze up with snow. It felt a little scary at times ...
Influencing the Next Generation - By Allan Yoder
February 14th, 2020
During the past months, I have been dismayed by the example that persons of influence in our country are giving. The behavior of the leading political authorities in our county during the impeachment ...
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His Plans for You - By Curt Malizzi
January 2nd, 2020
What are his plans for you? We know that God's plans are always for God. "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope an...
Five Questions Every Church Must Answer - By Wayne Hedlund
November 26th, 2019
The answer to these five questions will determine how effectively a local church is fulfilling its mission. They will impact the activities and programs we host. They will establish the depth of minis...
Praying to be Aligned with God's Purpose For Your Life - by Allan Yoder
November 8th, 2019
Praying to be aligned with God’s purpose for your life.In 1988, I was on a flight from the East Coast to the West Coast when the plane began to veer left and right. Then up and down. Two airline pilot...