Latest Reflections:

  • Lessons from Doctor Luke – Luke 1 (6/13/2020) - by Bill Spaans: Chapter 1 of Luke’s gospel deals with the announcement of the birth of John the Baptist. As you may recall, central to this story are the couple […]
  • In Uncertain Times (6/6/2020) - by Rob Lee: Read Matthew 6: 25-34Key Verse27: “Can anyone of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?” Like most of you, I spend time worrying about […]
  • Reflection – Six (5/30/2020) - by Pastor Pete Vander Beek: It has been challenging to narrow down what to say in my last meditation. I think I’ve succeeded, but still, it will be a little […]
  • Day of Ascension (5/23/2020) - by Pastor Pete Vander Beek: Matthew 6:10  your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Hebrews 4:14-15 since we have a great high priest […]
  • Reflection – Five (5/16/2020) - by Pastor Pete Vander Beek: Ephesians 2: 21 In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. 2 Corinthians 6:16 What […]
  • Reflection – Four (5/9/2020) - by Pastor Pete Vander Beek: Romans 4: 4, 5  Now to the one who works, wages are not credited as a gift but as an obligation. However, to the one […]
  • Reflection – Three (5/2/2020) - by Pastor Pete Vander Beek: At the Pastor Search Team meeting Thursday we reflected a bit on “call” stories. One good question to ask prospective pastors about is their sense […]
  • Stories & Scripture as Mirror (4/25/2020) - by Pastor Pete Vander Beek: As you read 2 Samuel 12:1-10 below, keep in mind the story that comes just before it: Bathsheba, pregnancy, and the elimination of Uriah. Nathan […]
  • Reflection – Two (4/19/2020) - by Pastor Pete Vander Beek: We are in a time of wild and varying blame being cast about related to the pandemic, and conspiracy theories are popping up like we […]
  • Reflection – One (4/12/2020) - by Pastor Pete Vander Beek: John 12:23-25   23 Jesus replied, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. 24 Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of […]
  • Palm Sunday (4/4/2020) - by Pastor Pete Vander Beek: This coming Sunday is what we call Palm Sunday, the commemoration of the “Triumphal Entry.” I want to reflect on it with you via the […]