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Be an ambassador

I was once called the Ambassador of New Ulm, Minnesota. Are you impressed? I was a teenager working a fast-food drive-through. I told a…

Life’s Challenges

I’ll be happy when . . .

I’ll be happy when I’m done with school. I’ll be happy when I’m married. I’ll be happy when I have kids. I’ll be happy…

Who is God?

Comfort is fleeting, but GOD is forever

“Can I put on my comfies?” That question is asked nearly every night in my home. When Kim or I come home from work,…

Who is God?

Finding God here and now

I just got back from a trip to Ireland. I was part of a group of 16 guys who traveled to the southern part…

Living My Faith

Dig Into the Parable of the Sower

Watch the entire devotional series from this past week as Pastor Matt digs into the parable of the sower and helps us understand how we can grow the seeds God has planted in us.

Living My Faith

My Struggles Are Good?

We will face struggles and persecution because of the seeds of faith God has planted in us. But there are three things Pastor Matt wants us to know so that we can grow.

Living My Faith

Don’t be a troll

Do you know about troll farms? Until recently, I lived in blissful ignorance. But then I learned how thousands and thousands of people in…

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Pursuing happiness

When the founders of America declared independence from England, they listed “the pursuit of happiness” as one of the reasons. They argued we were…

Life’s Challenges

Do You Feel Alone in Your Hurt?

We live in a hurting world. Pastor Jeremy encourages: whatever your hurts, remember you are never alone.

Living My Faith

If not now, when?

A few years back, I heard a pastor say most people don’t reject Jesus. They just never get around to following him. Each day…

Living My Faith

Help Me Have More: Peace

Just read the headlines on any given day, and it’s hard to imagine finding peace in this world. But, Pastor Mike says, finding peace is not impossible. And it starts with knowing what peace is, what it isn’t, and knowing what are the top five peace thieves.

Who is God?

The Savior of poor sinners

When Jesus was baptized, the Holy Spirit came down like a dove. Do you know what that means? In the Bible, doves are connected…