Wednesday, June 19, 2019 John Chaco DR Missions Trip , Uncategorized 4 Comments
The Dominican Republic Hola, my name is Trevor Haddick and I am currently in the Dominican Republic as part of a mission trip. I am on a team that is going to a small little community called Los Higos, our main goal there is to reach the youth to get them to get connected with the church....
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 John Chaco DR Missions Trip 8 Comments
My name is Nick Kastner, and I am a part of the El Montana group in the Dominican Republic. Here in the Dominican Republic, I have experienced many wonderful and not so great sights. The Dominican culture is very neat because everyone is very friendly, and they aren’t afraid to say hello by gett...
Monday, June 17, 2019 Brian Martin Feast of FamMin No comments
The world of social media certainly has its down sides, but there are also redeeming qualities as well. For me, I find inspiration and wisdom in unexpected places, or from people with whom I haven’t connected for a long time. In just such an encounter, I was reading online earlier this year ...
Sunday, June 16, 2019 John Chaco DR Missions Trip No comments
It’s not right or wrong it’s just different After recuperating a bit from the long travel day we spent our first morning in the Dominican Republic learning about the D.R. and one phrase we are becoming familiar with is the one you just read above. We visited each community as a...
Sunday, June 16, 2019 John Chaco DR Missions Trip No comments
Hello Everyone, Sorry the delayed update but we have made to the DR without any problems. It was a long journey here but we are grateful we made it safe and sound and our team luggage and supplies did as well. Team has hit the ground running visiting the three church communities, prayer wal...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 John Chaco DR Missions Trip No comments
A love that Sends I was a newlywed, head over heals for my wife and we ran into our first major problem, I was going away on a week long trip….without her. How would we survive being away for so long? I’ll never forget opening my bag and finding handwritten notes to me for each ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Brian Martin Feast of FamMin No comments
Last month, we established that the foundation of love is sacrifice. (If you need a refresher, just scroll down!) Being a parent is, by its very nature, a sacrificial act, and therefore, a loving act. Without sacrifice, there is no love. On the flip side, the foundation of all hate and apathy is...
Friday, April 19, 2019 Brian Martin Feast of FamMin , Uncategorized No comments
I love explaining Easter to someone who doesn’t yet understand it; namely, children. Watching kids try to wrap their brain around the Resurrection story is fascinating and fun. If you really think about it, it defies explanation. Is it good or bad that Jesus dies? Was Judas’s role evil, or just ...
Monday, March 11, 2019 Brian Martin Feast of FamMin 1 Comment
Recently, I was reading a short little book called “I Am A Church Member” by Thom Rainer. Basically, I’m going to go ahead and say this is essential reading for any church-going follower of Christ. Why? Because it’s short, easy to understand, and helpful as we consider how we engage with the gre...
Friday, February 15, 2019 Brian Martin Feast of FamMin No comments
**First, I hope you can join us for Parent Summit next Saturday, February 23. For more details, see the bottom of the article!** On one hand, faith is a simple thing. It is belief – especially belief in what cannot be seen. But of course, the factors that lead to faith – and specifically ...