July 2018

New Beginnings in Ephesus In our reading from Ephesians this week (Ephesians 3:14-21) we have the privilege of hearing a personal prayer from the Apostle Paul to the church in Ephesus. A group of people he came to know intimately, brothers and sisters. Paul’s mission, during...

This summer for 2 days every week, we have extra help out in our food pantry garden.  These aren’t master gardeners and they aren’t members of our church or even from Wisconsin.  Our Food Pantry Garden has partnered with Next Step Ministries of Madison, a...

“[God] destined us for adoption as his children through Jesus Christ, according to his will, the praise of his glorious grace that he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.” Ephesians 1:5 Howard Hendricks, the great Baptist church leader, and Promise Keepers speaker, once compared the...

“I do not say this as a command, but I am testing the genuineness of your love against the earnestness of others.  For you know the generous act of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor,...

Part One We started the day off quite early, but it turned out alright since Sarah was waiting for us at the bus with the largest amount of donuts I have ever seen. We then made our way to Galveston Texas which was about an hour...

Hello Friends and Family! Today was a very powerful day both physically and mentally for all of us.  We experienced thoughts and events that we have never experienced before.  Today was a good day to reflect about ourselves and learn the role of God's grace in...

Last time I wrote a blog entry for a youth gathering trip, Sarah posted the not-quite-finished version a day late. I'm not sure what'll happen this time, but I have been told to not stay up too late working on it ;) We needed to be...

Hey All! What a trip so far! We started off the trip with a majority of us sleeping. As the morning went on we all started waking up and started some friendship bracelets and card games. Everyone was still a bit quiet but by the time...