The Fellowship of Christian Assemblies is a family of ministers and ministries connected to advance God’s Kingdom by the power of the Holy Spirit through the local church. The posts on this website are meant to help equip and empower ministers to see God’s Kingdom advance in and through their leadership, relationships, ministries, and missions.

The Benefits Of Not Fitting In

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by Dean Merrill Certain attributes stand out in a crowd, no matter what you do. Red hair, for example. Unusual height (ask me about that one!). A non-majority skin color. Other things, however, can be covered over. Especially in the spiritual … [Continue reading]

Have Churches Become Too Shallow?

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by Stephen Mattson Christians ultimately attend church to meet with God. But sometimes we turn our churches into distractions, and spiritual leaders mistakenly prioritize things beyond God, becoming obsessed with marketing, consumerism, and … [Continue reading]


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Don't you love the word FREE? I know I do! We love FREE stuff; free wifi, free refills, even free samples...but we all know that in life nothing is really free. Everything that is given away as free cost someone something. Today we are celebrating … [Continue reading]

Tragic Accident Takes Life of Pastor Ken Lindahl


Sadly we report to the FCA Family that Pastor Kenneth ‘Ken’ Lindahl tragically departed his earthly life on June 19, 2014, as a result of a motor vehicle accident while on his homeward journey of a business trip. Ken has gone home to his Lord and … [Continue reading]

Joanne Balken Now With The Lord


Joanne Balken, wife of Pastor Richard Balken, has gone to her eternal reward. The Balkens were a great team, pastoring the Lighthouse Christian Church in Fond du Lac, WI for over 40 years.  We were friends during the decades we pastored close by in … [Continue reading]

Missions Opportunity in the Dominican Republic

Jim & Renee Larson are expanding their mission organization in the Dominican Republic and are looking for individuals or couples who have a call to missions. There are a variety of skills/abilities they are looking for along with a working knowledge … [Continue reading]

Ministry Opportunity: Youth Pastor

Valley Christian Church in Breckenridge, MN/Wahpeton, ND is looking for a youth pastor for a 1/2 time position. For more information, or if you have any questions, please email Pastor Dean Bjorlin or call him at 218-590-0701. … [Continue reading]

Praise from Ecuador

Here is some praise from Tim & Pauline Tyree who have been serving as FCA foreign missionaries in Shell, Ecuador for a year and a half, working with a local church and with a large missionary community: Pauline and I are excited about the new … [Continue reading]

An Ordination for Transformation

Chief Peguis

by Roger Armbruster On Sunday, May 25, my wife Marge and I were privileged to minister at an FCA Ordination Service at the Peguis First Nation, and were honoured to pray with some of Chief Peguis' descendants who want to carry his legacy … [Continue reading]

A Look at our New Logo

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During the last 11 years that I've been doing ministry in the FCA I have heard people trying to clarify what the FCA is or what the FCA does. I have heard people lightheartedly joke that "it's our independence that keeps us together" and that "we … [Continue reading]