Monthly Archives: June 2017

“Yes, I Remember You”

By Mary Ellen Slefinger When you think about the most impactful ministries of the church, does hospitality make that list?  Most people think hospitality ministry is “just” the food ministry of the church.  But hospitality by definition is the friendly … Continue reading

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Sermon Summary – July 2 @ Wheaton

Philemon 1-7, “We Are Welcoming” by Steve Hands At some point or other, almost all of us stop for a moment and wonder, “Who am I? And who do I want to become?” The journey of self-discovery is a journey … Continue reading

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T Minus Ten Seconds

By Debra Mason Have you ever heard of the term “T minus 10 seconds”?  It is typically used in context of a rocket launch.  For me, it signified the time before the ministry year would begin for Wellspring Kids 2016. … Continue reading

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God is Bigger than the Highs and the Lows

By Cheryl Baird God is bigger than the highs and the lows.  My daughter and I have tattoos on our left wrist that say exactly that! She suggested it last year as we were experiencing stress in our family and … Continue reading

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Busyness, Denominations, and Summer Study

    Last week I was in Columbus Ohio to join with our wider family of over 2000 churches in the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) of America. I loved eating wonderful food with many of our International Workers and … Continue reading

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Moving Forward (Acts 7:44–60)

Change is never easy. Very broadly, Living Water has navigated changes from small to large, mono-generational to multigenerational, and  monocultural to multicultural.  Very broadly, Blanchard has navigated changes from a comfortable (yet declining) stability to an uncomfortable (yet growing) change, … Continue reading

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