Pastor's Blog

Susan Perlman had a "typical" Jewish upbringing in Brooklyn, New York, yet her life as one of the founders of Jews for Jesus has been anything but typical. Susan came to believe in Jesus after a street encounter with Christian rock singer Larry Norman. You can order her story here. Soon after ...

Imagine if you would, that you were playing with your kids in the fountains at the Uptown Mall when a local television reporter interviews you on the topic of family. He asks just one question, “What is the purpose of family?” Wow, what an easy question, or is it? How would you answer that ...

"Guillermina receives a house from Hope Coffee profits" Please join us in prayer for Guillermina and her neighborhood that they would soon receive the marvelous gift of salvation through Jesus Christ. Though their hearts may be hard, we trust that God can pierce any barrier!

One purpose of prayer is to help us know God. To know Him, we have to spend time with Him, just as we must with any person if we want to know that person well (John 17:3; 1 John1:3). Begin each day with God—Jesus taught us that it is important to have some quiet time with our Father every ...

At the beginning of this new year, I find myself in a place that I have been many times. This is not an uncomfortable place for me, nor do I have any fear of the future. You see, I love new years, new semesters, new challenges, new stages in life, and just about any opportunity to step back and ...

Words Can Change Your Life

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Posted by Andy Voelker on Jun 21, 2012

"God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.” Pastor Andy looks back at his childhood and remembers the words of an elderly baseball coach that have stuck with him and have encouraged him for 36 years now.

Have you reached the stage in life or do you remember the stage when everyone your age started to get married? If you were one of the first to get married, you may have noticed some of your long time friends drifting away. If you were a little slower to tie the knot, you may have felt left out or ...

Too Busy for God?

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Posted by Andy Voelker on May 30, 2012

As the summer approaches I often find myself thinking of the endless summers of my youth. It was as though time stood still and God gave me three never ending months to swim, play, and explore. Now I feel like God is giving me just three short months to cram in an endless amount of work and ...

Duck Dynasty

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Posted by Andy Voelker on May 24, 2012

Many of us are so completely plugged in, tuned in, or just plain wired that we begin to panic when our cell signal drops below two bars. I have even seen a few of my friends on their knees praying for a better connection. I guess for that reason alone, you could say that all of this technology is ...

Who Are You In This Story?

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Posted by Curt Krohn on Oct 07, 2011

I recently had the opportunity to attend a conference at which Gayle Haggard was speaking.  I was interested in what she would share so attended her session...I even sat on the front row.  What I heard astounded me.  Gayle is the wife of pastor Ted Haggard who was also president of ...

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