Most everybody talks about relational ministry. Yet relationships are so easy to miss because our agendas call for more important things. I’m embarrassed that I don’t know the names of some of the people in our little church. That creates an awkwardness that inhibits any attempt to go further. Think of the people … Continued
We must equip one another by sharing our indi
By James E. Bordwine. The feeling of inad
By Mike Rasmussen. God has not commanded us to observe Christmas. But, if we do, how should we observe it?
By Debra Evans. As difficult as it may seem, God enabled Leroy to feel what he describes as a wonderful calmness, an absence of fear in anticipation of seeing Jesus face to face.
By Dr. Thomas Whiteman. When most people think about divorce, they usually conjure up images of the embittered parents, the emotionally torn children, or maybe even the crafty legal posturing of the lawyers. Yet there is another drama that unfolds that we typically hear very little about. It is the plight of the par
By Glen Van Andel. Christ regularly withdrew to be alone to pray and rest, to renew Himself for His min
By James Sauer. The Bibleis a rags to riches story. It is the tale of despicable unfortunate wretches who have been lifted out of the sewer of life, and established into a royal family in the greatest of kingdoms.
Prayerfully, we determined to: continue giving 10 percent of our gross income as the tithe; begin giv
Simplicity, of course, extends beyond clothes to all areas. It dominates a whole approach to living. The food I serve while nourishing should never be excessive; my home while comfortable, never lavish; its atmosphere warm, never lux