Sheds of HOPE


After months of planning and thinking about the design, we finally purchased the wood for the new Pulpit, Communion Table, Baptismal Font and Advent Candle Stand for First Church.¬†Shedua wood was chosen for its beautiful natural color and striking designs in the grain. The joy of coming up with a design that would work for the church and all that was involved in building it was the most demanding and time consuming… Read More

Leaders are funny people today! They want people to follow them who are fully trained and have no flaws; who will answer a seemingly endless list of questions that ask the same things in at least three different ways. Then they will print out pages and pages of reports about these people in a world that is longing for someone to help us become less dependent on paper. After hiring the one… Read More

The crippling of our hearts can only be undone by looking to Jesus. “But Peter said, ‘I have no silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk!’…And they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.” Acts 3:6,10b  

Adam Names Everything Under His Care Genesis 2:20 So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds of the air and all the beasts of the field. Jesus Prays For Everyone Under His Care John 17:24 Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of… Read More