Original Mornings

by Original Staff
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In the midwest winters, we struggle to even want to leave our homes. Ha! It’s either snowy, icy, or just plain dreary. Right now, we’re in the dreary. But we’re committed to not living in the dreary and truly making our days count! With winter comes Original Mornings… one of our favorite times to gather! […]

The gift of honor

by Kari Staaland
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A while ago, Pastor Jeremy DeWeerdt spoke a message and mentioned a greeting the people of Tibet use… “Tashi Delay” which means “I honor the greatness in you.” What a beautiful way to say hello! I enjoy complimenting those I love when I see greatness in them. What a difference we could make if we […]

Please pass the freedom!

by Elisabeth Willard
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As we’ve entered a New Year, I’m sure you’ve got your list of goals going. Perhaps you’re scrolling through social media every night thinking to yourself, “Hm, maybe that should be one of my goals too…” (Hush, comparison!) I’ve got a little something I’d like to share with you, that perhaps can go beyond a […]

A Blueprint For Faith

by Stacey Welch
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“Now faith is the assurance (title deed, confirmation) of things hoped for (divinely guaranteed), and the evidence of things not seen [the conviction of their reality—faith comprehends as fact what cannot be experienced by the physical senses]. For by this [kind of] faith the men of old gained [divine] approval. By faith [that is, with […]