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...
An important role to play

An important role to play

    Father: fa – ther.1. Provider, protector and supporter.2. So much more….In the month of June, we traditionally celebrate Father’s Day and we are glad that we do. Fathers have such an important, and many times under-valued, role.This month we especially...
Becoming an overcomer

Becoming an overcomer

    Dearest friends,This is quite a season that we have been in (and are still going through!), isn’t it?I don’t know about you, but between Covid-19, politics and racial tensions, I sometimes find myself frozen, afraid to make a mistake.It is seasons like...
Grandchildren and superheroes

Grandchildren and superheroes

    Dear friends, I have the most amazing grandchildren! Gary and I visited them a couple of weeks ago and we loved every minute.  We had been at their house for less than an hour when our 4-year-old grandson came to me and looked me straight in the eyes....