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The Benefits Of Not Fitting In

July 18, 2014

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 realm. I got to thinking about this while recently reading two different Bible accounts, …

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Have Churches Become Too Shallow?

July 15, 2014

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 entertainment — creating false idols. The diluting of church happens in both subtle and obvious ways: Scripture is substituted for a stirring …

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July 4, 2014

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 Independence Day in the United States and this week actually …

Tragic Accident Takes Life of Pastor Ken Lindahl

June 24, 2014

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 Saviour, but leaves family and friends to mourn his …

Joanne Balken Now With The Lord

June 18, 2014

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 Madison, WI.  They led the church in two relocations and several building programs, established a …

Missions Opportunity in the Dominican Republic

June 16, 2014

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 of Spanish. These individuals need not be pastors, but must have a desire to …