February 21st, 2020
Our granddaughter has been dealing with an unexplained illness. She’s had to wait, it seems, too long to get into the physicians that can maybe tell her what’s going on. Many of you know what that ...
January 30th, 2020
It was just a box sitting on the table filled with odds and ends of stuff haphazardly thrown in. It had been sitting like that for some time because of the accumulation of dust and dirt along with th...
Closer Than Close
January 21st, 2020
Closer Than CloseMark Batterson Weekly DevotionalJanuary 13, 2020Genesis 1:1-2 – “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the sur...
January 13th, 2020
Last Christmas I was shopping, trying to get my list done in one day. Over the intercom of the store I was currently in came a voice letting us all know that the store had Christmas stamps and we didn...
December 23rd, 2019
We have the opportunity to see people at their best and at their worst when we serve in Valley Mission Food Pantry each week. I tell folks all the time that it's my second favorite day of the week, ne...
December 16th, 2019
Narrow MindedHave you ever been called narrow minded? I haven’t for awhile, maybe because I hang out with like-minded people. But it has happened and I have immediately become defensive. All sorts of ...
Why Listening and Obeying Matters
October 31st, 2019
Over the past several weeks we've been learning through the Sunday messages and group study of Experiencing God about joining God in His work, listening when He speaks, dealing with a crisis of belief...
August 12th, 2019
Jesus came to serve, not to be served. Somehow, the 'church' in America has lost sight of that and has sat back and watched the smaller group of volunteers serve the larger group of consumers. No wher...