Gift of showing up

Gift of showing up

    Just show up and see what happens Note from Pastor Kristi Graner   I have the gift of showing up. A friend of mine used to say this when we were nervous about what to do on ministry trips, outreaches or just life in general. His point was that by...
Moving forward with God’s peace

Moving forward with God’s peace

    Moving forward with God’s peace Note from Kristi Graner “Nevertheless, I will bring health and healing to it; I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security.”  – Jeremiah 33:6 Everyone wants to be safe. Everyone wants to...
An Inconvenient Assignment

An Inconvenient Assignment

    An inconvenient assignment Note from Kristi Graner Recently I was having trouble accessing my bank account electronically. Because it was a Friday evening, I was not able to get any help, and I allowed this situation to stress me out. I was angry at my...
What you focus on, you empower

What you focus on, you empower

    What you focus on, you empower Note from Pastor Kristi Graner  I have been thinking about this reality. It can be challenging, especially lately, to keep my mind and my heart focused on God’s goodness. John Paul Jackson used to frequently remind us,...
What’s that sound?

What’s that sound?

    What’s that sound? Note from Pastor Kristi Graner Adversity certainly leads to creativity. This weekend our family crammed three significant life milestones into three days. Here’s the backstory: between March 14, 2020 and June 1, 2021, we lost both my...