Solid Rock or Sinking Sand

Solid Rock or Sinking Sand

MATTHEW 7:24-27 24“Everyone therefore who hears these words of mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man, who built his house on a rock. 25The rain came down, the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat on that house; and it didn’t fall, for it was founded...
Sharing Home

Sharing Home

Acts 4:32 “All the believers were of one heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.”  When Bri and I moved to Northern Michigan from Kentucky in 2013, we were uprooting our lives to move to a...
Longing to be Home

Longing to be Home

May Spiritual Care Theme  Exodus 16:1-2 “The whole Israelite community set out from Elim and came to the Desert of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had come out of Egypt. In...
The Journey to Home

The Journey to Home

Genesis 12:1: Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you.” We are all on a journey to Home, our eternal Home. Our journey Home begins with God’s covenant promises to Abraham. God chose...
Home: A Meditation

Home: A Meditation

 “The eternal God is my home and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33: 27 (Message/NIV) This is one of the most formative verses about home in my life; I recite it almost daily. Yet, as I try to express the importance of this visual, it feels...
Blessing in Persecution

Blessing in Persecution

By Chaplain Val As a community, we have been perusing the Beatitudes throughout this year, also known as the Sermon on the Mount. This month we will look at Matthew 5:11: “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you...