Stories

  • What is a Rehal?~Jim and Karan Romaine

    A Rehal is an X-shaped foldable book rest used by Muslims to hold holy books for reading at home or in a mosque. Placing Christian books in your home on a coffee table or somewhere in plain sight is an easy and unoffensive way to share the gospel. Let me give you some examples of […]

  • Van Zanen’s in Lithuania

    We are coming to you soon. We will return to Lithuania because we are drawn here, called here and are very grateful to be here. Thank you for listening and praying. We look forward to telling you about some of those sacred moments when we saw Jesus show up with gentleness and power, but until […]

  • Finding Lydia

    Joel and Jeannie Huyser are searching for Lydia. Not sure what that means? In Acts 16, Paul is prevented from going to Asia. His second missionary journey turns towards Europe. On this trip, Paul meets a businesswoman named Lydia who was from the very area of Asia where the Spirit had prevented them from entering. […]

  • Missionary Update—Giffords

    The Giffords recently visited and reported on their ministry. If you’d like to follow their ministry, click this link for their ministry page or this one for their Resonate Global Mission page. Below is an update: Praise the Lord with us that we arrived safely to Mexico City on January 23 in the evening after a […]

  • Prophet, Priest, and King Blog

    Prophet, Priest, and King Click for a printable version of this post. Scripture for Sunday, October 8, 2017:  Matthew 28:16-20 Heidelberg Catechism Question and Answer 31 & 32 This week we return to our Words on the Wall series after participating in World Communion Sunday last week.So far we our series has considered God’s power […]

  • Taking Care of Children

    Taking Care of Children

    Peppered throughout our congregation are people who were present at the baptisms of infants.  These people answered “I will, God helping me,” to the promise of providing spiritual care, guidance, and support for these precious little ones.  They rocked them in the nursery, signed on to be prayer partners, taught church school, teased the kids and joked with […]

  • Cleaning for Strangers

    Cleaning for Strangers

    A Grand Rapids Housing Commission social worker had a client who was falling through the cracks in our community social services network.  He took a shot and asked if someone in our church might be willing to help an elderly woman de-clutter her apartment, to avoid eviction.  The overwhelming task was answered and completed within the week.  […]

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