Precious Blood

Summer Grottke Blog

We have all seen our local blood banks parked outside various establishments. They are prepared and waiting to receive donations. They are anticipating that people will step forward and willingly offer to contribute. The blood …

Overcoming Life’s Distractions

Rachael Powell Blog, Ladies

Sometimes life is just outright overwhelming in so many areas, and for each and everyone of us. To a Dad trying to make ends meet and provide for his family, to a mom in all …

Back to School

Rachael Powell Blog, Children, Ladies

Sometimes the first day of school isn’t all that it’s cut out to be… Soon, if not already, doors will open and students will pour down the freshly waxed floors heading to their first class. …

Why?

Tim Olson Blog

Small children are so inquisitive.  As little kids try to make sense of the world around them, they are particularly fond of one word.  Why?  My years as a parent of small children have long …

The Innocence of Childhood

Jane Olson Blog, Children

As I sat watching 51 lovely children practicing a song to sing on stage for their parents, I was delighted with their passion and complete abandon. Their faces were lit with the joy of learning …

I Am the Seed

Harmony Krebs Blog

I love my little garden! I have ambitiously planted a variety of things this year. I have some corn, a few tomato plants, cucumbers, a variety of lettuce and squash. Gardening is a lot of …

I’m Afraid of the Dark

Harmony Krebs Blog

Sometimes we don’t realize our fears until we experience change. This change can be a great thing, a dream come true, but sometimes in this new place we find ourselves, we experience challenges that take …

Great Drops of Blood

Tim Olson Blog

“His sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.” — Luke 22:44 The mental pressure arising from our Lord’s struggle with temptation, so forced his frame to an unnatural …

He Leads the Blind

Tim Olson Blog

“I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not.”— Isaiah 42:16. Think of the infinitely glorious Jehovah acting as a Guide to the blind! What boundless condescension does this imply! A blind …

Humility

Tim Olson Blog

“He giveth grace unto the humble.” James 4:6. Humble hearts seek grace, and therefore they get it. Humble hearts yield to the sweet influences of grace, and so it is bestowed on them more and …