My Father’s Heart

The nicest older gentleman works at Costco, signing members up for the company Visa. He stands next to his computer kiosk on the way to the salads and rotisserie chickens, and he greets everyone with a smile. I don’t know what his story is. He is long past retirement, hair like snow, and beginning to […]

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Making a Difference in Other’s Lives

Hello friends! How is your summer going? Mine is going. This summer most of my kids participated in our family ministry, a year-round Christian camp and retreat center, nestled in North Central Minnesota. The older kids worked and the younger kids loved taking their turns as campers. After youth camps wrap up, it is pretty […]

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How a 19 year-old Woman Would Change the Church

This post is a little different as it was originally written by my daughter in answer to prompts given for an assignment in her theology class at her university. In response to the model of the church in the book of Acts, she was required to share how she thought the contemporary church should change. […]

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Aim of the Gospel Using the PES Method (Peace)

Last summer our pastor said something random in the middle of a sermon. It was an afterthought, but it grabbed my attention and I found myself scribbling notes on the first piece of paper I pulled out of my purse. What I heard was that we Christians so often focus on our freedom in Christ […]

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