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Help Has Arrived

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

It all began “according to plan.” A bus full of elementary age students and adult leaders destined for the much-anticipated Kids Camp somewhere far, far away in northern Kansas. I was looking forward to shaking off the rust from church bus driving. I was excited. We were all...

Just Keep Going!

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

I am a runner. Not a fast runner by any means. Not even a very good runner when you consider form or skill level. Basically, I just keep going. That is my gift. God has given me the gift of perseverance. (some might call it stubbornness)   This morning as I was running, I was praying. That...

Summer Priorities

Posted by Richard Crockett on

I love to look forward to summer! Probably because it is warmer, which allows me to do many more things…from just being outside, special projects at home, taking summer vacation, baseball games, heading to the lake to fish, or get in a little time on the jet ski. The list builds quickly...

Getting Started with the Basics

Posted by Brooks Wachs on

It is time for some Basic Training. The term “Basic Training” comes from the training cycle the military goes through to develop the skills needed to be ready to carry out the tasks that will be put in front of them. The training of the skills needed, is exactly what each of us needs...

Conversations Worth Having

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

Ever just spaced out before? I mean absolutely, gone to the world, kind of spaced out? Me neither… But if I’m being honest, I have and I do more frequently than I’d like to admit. It happened again the other day. As I came to I realized I was zoned in on my favorite coffee cup...

One Voice

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

In Revelation 19:6 John describes worship like the "sound of a vast crowd or the roar of a mighty ocean waves or the crash of loud thunder."  The sound was the voices of the redeemed worshipping God.  They were shouting "Praise the Lord!  For the Lord our God, the Almighty...

Movements Not Moments

Posted by David Barber on

Have you ever heard the term “Baby Boomer?” It describes the generation born just after World War II. They’re known for having an incredibly hard work ethic… and lots of babies. Or “Generation X?” Growing up in the 1970’s and 80’s, this...

Easter and April Fools Day

Posted by Christina McKinley on

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.” Proverbs 1:7 Everyone knows the significance of April 1. It’s April Fool’s day! A day to pull out all your old tricks to fool your friends by making them drink salt water or...

Become a Disciple Who Makes Disciples

Posted by Richard Crockett on

Six Steps To Become A Disciple Who Make Disciples The scriptures are filled with calls to discipleship. Jesus called the twelve who accompanied Him “disciples.” The word itself is derived from another word—“discipline.” Jesus’ call to discipleship is an...

Unity in the Madness

Posted by Brooks Wachs on

March is one of my favorite times of the year every year. The reason for this has always had to do with my hopes of KU winning the title in the NCAA Basketball Tourney. The “Madness” that comes with this time of year has always been part of my life since I can remember. I have filled...

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