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Special Update from Our Board of Directors

Special Update from Our Board of Directors

A Change of Season - by Rik Gervais, Board President Emeritus: Some who have followed these newsletters for a while will notice a new title behind my name (Emeritus). By the grace of God and our wonderful board, I have been allowed to transition to this honored place...

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The Lord is My Shepherd Pt. 3

We have been looking at Psalm 23. In part one, we explored two important questions (How do you know you need shepherding, and who or what shepherd do you follow?). In part two, we looked at Psalm 23’s opposite, and what it looks like when we seek to do life...

Anti-Psalm 23

We are taking a closer look at Psalm 23 over several blog posts. In Part 1, we considered two specific questions: In your life, how do you know you need a shepherd? Who or what shepherd do you follow? One of the ways we consider and walk out the life-changing...

The Lord is My Shepherd Part 1

I have been meditating on Psalm 23 this summer. It is always a blessing when God meets us in fresh ways through a familiar passage. Psalm 23 might be the most well-known passage of Scripture, and yet God has been encouraging my heart as though I had read it for the...

Never Enough? Or Finite and Faithful?

I despise feeling like a failure. My daughter has a similar aversion. She clenches her fists, cries, screams, or covers her face if she makes a mistake on a math problem or can’t meet some other seemingly trivial expectation. In these moments, her visible responses...

My Pregnant Belly

This is an edited version of a blog that was originally written during a hard season. It is something I return to from time-to-time and seems relevant as I journey through another difficult season. I pray that it will be a blessing to you. When my wife was nine...