New Pastor Appointed

Pastor Ben Salmi has been appointed to serve as pastor at Full Gospel Church, in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. and was installed October 28. He follows Pastor David Reiten who served as pastor for 27 years. Reiten participated in the installation service along with Fred Goldschmidt, associate pastor of Journey Christian Church, Cloquet, Minnesota, where Salmi …

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Enlightened

by Jael Brattrud  Last Saturday my mom and I got to go to the “Anchored in Love” annual conference where we got to meet a lot of cool people including pro surfer and shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton. It was amazing to see Bethany in person, but it was even cooler to see my mom …

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New Pastor at All Nations Community Church

Pastor Steven W. Bell has been appointed to serve as Senior Pastor at All Nations Community Church at 18620 Kedzie Avenue, Homewood, Illinois. Pastor Steve’s installation service takes place at the 10 a.m. worship service on October 7, 2018. Pastor Steve hails from Otter Creek Community Church, Little Rock, Arkansas where he served as Senior Pastor. He …

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Preaching To a Divided Congregation

by John D. Sprecher, U.S. Lead Elder Politics has always been a divisive issue in nearly every country and context. Typically in a democracy, parties are in power for a season, and then replaced by another. The difficulty for pastors comes when their congregations include well-meaning people on all sides of the political spectrum. The …

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