Category Archives: Faith

A Helping Hand of Love

We often associate the word “Love” with the month of February. As Christians we love others because of the love that we have first received from Christ. We are saved by grace through faith on account of what Jesus has … Continue reading

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ONE LONELY NIGHT

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year. At least it’s supposed to be, right? And actually, there are many wonderful things about it. My favorite is late on Christmas Eve, following the 11:00 Candlelight service on a cold, starry … Continue reading

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SEEK FIRST: A MATTER OF THE HEART

“But seek first His kingdom, and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” The Bible is the greatest love story ever told. God loves us and we are called to love and serve Him … Continue reading

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Summer’s Gone?

Say it ain’t so! But as great as summer is in Michigan, how can you beat the fall? Each season is a sign of God’s blessings to us. Fall means football, cooler weather, luminescent leaves, and the start of a … Continue reading

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IT’S SUMMER?

So, this is Michigan! One day I was running my air conditioning in my house. The next day my wife finally persuaded me to turn on our furnace. One day it seemed like summer. The next day I was thumbing … Continue reading

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Challenged!

“For lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone. The blowers appear on the earth; The time of singing has come, And the voice of the turtledove Is heard in our land.” Every year at the opening of spring … Continue reading

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Building Biblically Strong Families

When I was a kid my family loved to go camping. One trip, dad took us kids fishing in a canoe. My dad said, “Ok, this looks like a great spot, Bren, throw the anchor in,” and I did. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Blessing Your Child

Confession from a church employee – I have never read the book of Numbers. Just the title itself sounds sooooo boring! Since I am in children’s ministry, it is a crime to bore a child with the Bible. My goal … Continue reading

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Have a Heart: A Matter of the Heart

February:  the month devoted to love.  Stores are filled with heat-shaped boxes of candy and heart shaped cards and vases of flowers with heart-shaped gift tags.  All this is available for the consumer so that he can find the appropriate … Continue reading

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Seeking the Light

There is a mourning, a fog of sadness that covers me when I take down the Christmas decorations. For five weeks the sparkling silver, red, and green have overtaken our house. Lights twinkling in the darkness, glowing, guiding me during … Continue reading

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