Where Will Your Bones Be Buried?

“And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.  And Joseph took an oath of the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up […]

Obituary: Debbie Kay Christiansen

Debbie K. Christiansen August 30, 1956 – March 22, 2016 Debbie Kay Christiansen, aged 59, of Dumaguete City, Philippines went Home to be with her Saviour on March 22, 2016. She was born August 30, 1956 in Ionia, Michigan, USA, the daughter of Donald and Lucille (Martin) Bates. Debbie attended Ionia Public Schools, graduating from […]

Set-Apart

As believers in Jesus Christ, we are not to be ashamed of Jesus or His gospel.  We are told in the Bible that we are both light and salt (Matthew 5:13-14).  Certainly, we are not to have the same qualities of darkness (2 Corinthians 6:14).  We are to add a distinct flavor to the world – […]

Work the Works

Each year, I, as many pastors, select a theme for our church.  This theme reflects something that I believe needs to be emphasized throughout the next year and beyond.  This year, our theme comes from the words of Jesus in the Gospel of John. “I must work the works of him that sent me, while it […]