We are Destined to Soar!

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A single person in a parachute gliding in over a sunset rolling hill scene.

A few months ago, a daring lifelong dream of mine became a breathtaking reality. I jumped out of an airplane at 3,000 meters in a tandem skydiving adventure! Within a few seconds, I accelerated to over 200 kilometers per hour; the force of the wind pushed violently against my body, … Read More

John 6: 25-59

Chris HarderDevotionalsLeave a Comment

Asian Spice, Familiar Yet Foreign

Scripture Reading: When they found him on the other side of the lake, they asked him, “Rabbi, when did you get here?” Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, you are looking for me, not because you saw the signs I performed but because you ate the loaves and had … Read More

John 6: 1-24

Donna FrentzDevotionalsLeave a Comment

Asian Spice, Familiar Yet Foreign

Scripture Reading: Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea of Tiberias), and a great crowd of people followed him because they saw the signs he had performed by healing the sick.  Then Jesus went up on a mountainside and … Read More

His Faithfulness and Provision

Keith and Melanie HaenselOn Mission Together (OMT)Leave a Comment

Asian Spice, Familiar Yet Foreign

June was a month of incredible transition for our family, but God provided in amazing ways and continually reminded us of His faithfulness. We put our house on the market on the Thursday before Easter weekend, and the following Tuesday we had an offer. Through the midst of moving and … Read More

John 5: 16-47

Irene SoquierDevotionalsLeave a Comment

Asian Spice, Familiar Yet Foreign

Scripture Reading: So, because Jesus was doing these things on the Sabbath, the Jewish leaders began to persecute him. In his defense Jesus said to them, “My Father is always at his work to this very day, and I too am working.” For this reason they tried all the more … Read More

Embracing the Unknown

KerynOn Mission Together (OMT)Leave a Comment

Asian Spice, Familiar Yet Foreign

The preparation to move overseas has been a grieving process for the loss of many people and things I know and love. In this season of life, I have found great comfort in Jeremiah 29:11, “‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper … Read More

Worship, Healing, and Soul Care

Scott and Chrystal CarrollStoriesLeave a Comment

Asian Spice, Familiar Yet Foreign

Back in February Resurrection Church hosted two Worship & Healing Nights, one was held off-site at Crandall University and the other at our regular meeting location. The Rez team—which includes Pastor Scott Carroll (Lead Planter) and his wife Chrystal, as well as Pastor Tim Milner (Worship and Teaching) and his … Read More

Healthy Church, Happy Community

Brian DerksenStoriesLeave a Comment

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Healthy leaders in a healthy environment, create a healthy church and a healthy church can impact a community for Christ. Statistics show that a large percent of churches are stalling, struggling, or declining.1 What are we doing to prevent our churches from entering crisis mode? Brian Derksen, Assistant DS for … Read More

John 5: 5-15

Lorilee JespersenDevotionalsLeave a Comment

Asian Spice, Familiar Yet Foreign

Scripture Reading: Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish festivals. Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades.  Here a great number of disabled people used to … Read More

Familiar Yet Foreign

Wendy and HenryOn Mission Together (OMT)Leave a Comment

Asian Spice, Familiar Yet Foreign

As teenagers, Wendy and I moved with our families from Asia to North America. In 2016 we moved with our two preteen boys to Japan as international workers. Despite our own life experiences as third culture kids, adapting to a different culture while learning a new language was tough. We … Read More