Blog: Fellowship of the Forgiven

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John Harder’s Prayer

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:41

On Friday, July 25, 2014, I joined with my family and celebrated the life of my grandfather, John William Harder. It was a day that I almost began to believe would never come. Grandpa enjoyed an extraordinarily long life filled with great health, love for the Lord, leadership for our family, and integrity in absolutely everything he did. Eventually, time

Remembering God’s Deliverance

Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:27

Deliverance: Once you experience it, mark it so you won’t ever forget it. Most Christians are familiar with the dramatic account of God delivering the Jews out of Egypt. But I do wonder, how many feel they actually relate to it. Does reading, hearing (or watching the Disney version) about the crossing of the Red Sea recall the memory of

Lifegroup Worship Lyrics (June 8)

Sun, 08 Jun 2014 22:17

Blessed Assurance Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine O what a foretaste of glory divine Heir of salvation, purchase of God Born of His Spirit, washed in His bloodPerfect submission, all is at rest I in my Savior am happy and blessed Watching and waiting, looking above Filled with His goodness, lost in His love This is my story, this is

What Happens to Those Who Never Hear the Gospel

Sun, 08 Jun 2014 04:04

Raising Daughters in Today’s Culture

Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:01

Two Christmases ago, Donelle and I bit into a delicious cupcake to find a pink jelly bean; and the room erupted. Not because we successfully ate a cupcake – that is a well-honed skill for me. The excitement was at the color of the jelly bean. It was a “reveal party” my parent’s arranged where we could celebrate, together, discovering the gender of