Generosity…Speaking with Your Kids about Being a Part of Sharing Jesus.

By Steve Wilson, Director of Child and Family Ministry

October 20th, 2017

This weekend our congregation is going to be sharing the next steps of an initiative with the...

School is coming…finding rest in the chaos!

By Steve Wilson, Director of Child and Family Ministry

August 30th, 2017

School is coming…For some it is already here…For some parents it is a great day...

Attitude

By Todd Pehlke, Principal

May 3rd, 2017

This past week I had the privilege of being a dad. That is an interesting statement, so let me...

It's Not Fake News!

By Marc Schwichtenberg, Senior Pastor

April 13th, 2017

It was a perfect, sunny spring day as a man was lounging on his backyard deck, when his cat...

Cleaning Up Our Mess

By Steve Wilson, Director of Child and Family Ministry

April 12th, 2017

This morning in chapel at St. John, I thought it would be fun to take all the palm branches left...

Adding Something For Lent

By Steve Wilson, Director of Child and Family Ministry

March 15th, 2017

  I am not giving something up for Lent.  I am adding something to my journey to the...

Ongoing Maintenance Required

By Marc Schwichtenberg, Senior Pastor

January 13th, 2017

“Sir, could you step over here for a moment. I’d like to show you something!&rdquo...

Peace

By Beth Dameron, Director of School Admissions

December 15th, 2016

I grew up in a small town in northern Michigan. It was, and still is, a “no...

One Still Night

By Marc Schwichtenberg, Senior Pastor

December 5th, 2016

Perhaps you’ll agree that there is something about December that brings on the deep...

Street Crossing Thankfulness

By Marc Schwichtenberg, Senior Pastor

November 16th, 2016

She would disagree with me for saying this, but I will say it anyway.  Some years ago I...

Empathy...in Middle School

By Elizabeth Leinberger, Middle School Faculty

October 6th, 2016

In 8th grade, we just finished reading the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. One of the main themes...

Building Strong Roots...In God's Word

By Todd Pehlke, Principal

September 21st, 2016

Three years ago when my family and I bought our house, we noticed that some weeds in the...

Learning to Forgive as God Forgave Us.

By Todd Pehlke, Principal

September 14th, 2016

Ty Cobb, an outfielder for the Detroit Tigers, has the best hitting percentage of all time at...

Laziness Weeds

By Marc Schwichtenberg, Senior Pastor

July 27th, 2016

Yard Neglect A little neglect can go a long way…especially with weeds. Let ’em...

Easter Ruins

By Marc Schwichtenberg, Senior Pastor

March 11th, 2016

Every single one that we know he attended, he ruined. Funerals…where people had gathered...

Best Job in the World - Walking with People

By Steve Wilson, Director of Child and Family Ministry

February 26th, 2016

Today I was reminded of why I have the best job in the world.  Yesterday I spoke in chapel...

New Year Mulligan

By Marc Schwichtenberg, Senior Pastor

December 29th, 2015

Pastor Marc shares thoughts for the New Year.

The Drop-and-Run Parent

By Todd Pehlke, Principal

December 15th, 2015

I remember my daughter asking me to play a board game with her. I was busy doing some work and...

The Message of Selenium

By Marc Schwichtenberg, Senior Pastor

November 23rd, 2015

Pastor Marc shares thoughts for the Advent season.

Every Sunday morning is a teaching moment…Taking time to teach our young ones.

By Steve Wilson, Director of Child and Family Ministry

November 20th, 2015

Steve Wilson provides insight on helping children understand worship services.

In Everything...Pray!

By Todd Pehlke, Principal

September 11th, 2015

Todd Pehlke shares his back to school devotion, In Everything...Pray!

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