Two More

Jon Sommer Uncategorized Leave a Comment

“I want to circle back to something you mentioned earlier … how you described your experience with God…”

Blank stares and unsurety about God were written across their faces–not much different for most men when asked direct questions about God. They had grown up in church and experienced…religion.…

Summer Update!

Todd Ickes Uncategorized 1 Comment

“When are things going to get back to normal?!” I’ve lost track of how many times this question has come up! Can you relate? Over the past 4 months life has felt like holding my breath, the way you do when bracing for impact, waiting for the worst to pass…only to realize that there is some new crisis waiting in the wings.…

No Vacancy

Todd Ickes Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Have you ever been frustrated with God or felt like He is distant? I have! In fact, I have felt like this a lot since the pandemic started! But have you ever actually pressed into WHY that is?

It’s been said that: “An unreflective man is a dangerous man…to himself and to those on his side” So, over the next couple of weeks I’d like to reflect on a couple of things that can lead to feeling frustrated or distant from God.…

Life or Death?

Todd Ickes Uncategorized 2 Comments

 “I have nothing to look forward to” – These were the headlines of the local paper yesterday morning, voiced by a college senior after learning that her school had indefinitely postponed graduation ceremonies. “This sucks” “It isn’t fair” “Why is this happening?”…

Are you SURE?

Todd Ickes Uncategorized 1 Comment

Are you SURE?

I had to laugh this week when I read a friend’s status that said: “How am I doing? Well…I just wiped the outside of a Lysol container with a Lysol wipe. So, I’m fine. Everything’s fine.”

I found it funny because it articulates what many of us are feeling right now in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic.…