Over the past few months as we’ve navigated our way through the COVID-19 pandemic I keep coming back to the love of our God and Heavenly Fathe…

The other day I sat on my chair on the end of the dock. I soaked in the warm sunshine baking my brow while I was dozing off a bit. The wind wa…

Have we lost all ability to think for ourselves as Americans? I believe we haven’t. With that said, I think it’s about time we use some common…

In the early days of Mussolini a little boy was born in Italy named PierGiorgio Frassati. I want to give his story to you, because we need his…

A note to the reader: This article submitted by me (Pastor Kevin Olson) was first printed for our April church news letter (“The Voice”) at Ou…

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In August of last year, it was reported that except in war zones, famines have all but disappeared worldwide.

In Luke chapter 15 Jesus told a parable to the tax collectors and sinners that had gathered around Him. Parables are simple stories that help …

A long time ago a family settled in Haran. This family is known in the book of Genesis. It was Abraham’s father’s family who traveled and sett…

One Sunday we heard the story of the four fishermen, two sets of brothers, being called to follow Jesus. They went willingly and immediately. …

There seems to be a growing number of people who advocate that people reject Christianity because it is a negative influence in our culture. H…

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Suppose I told you to grab a shovel, walk ten paces due north, then turn west and walk another fifteen paces. Now dig! What will you find? Mos…

We all desire happiness. We look for happiness in many places, searching. We find ways that make us happy for a moment, but then the moment is…

I recently saw a You Tube video of a little boy dressed in a cape who came flying down the stairs only to hit and tumble on the last few steps…

I guess that we are all sorting out our thoughts and calories after Christmas. During the last number of days, most people have seen a lot of …

Christmas! Gifts! These two words seem to go hand in hand. And they should as Christmas celebrates the greatest gift ever given to humanity. T…

I love Christmas. I love everything at about it. The church services, the music, the decorations. I love hot cocoa, carols, Christmas trees, C…

In our news of late we have heard rhetoric of negative comments of modern day Americans who should be ashamed of themselves for looting and pi…

What does the word magnify mean? It may mean one of two things: “To make something look bigger than it is,” or “To see something bigger than i…

One of the most radical Bible texts is found in 2 Corinthians 3:17 where Paul states, “Where the Spirit of the Lord is there is freedom.” Just…

A little over a week ago many celebrated Halloween by going trick-or-treating with family and friends. Many costumes were harmless pumpkins, t…

As I reflect on this past spring, summer, and fall, there are so many good memories with God, with people, and in nature. As I am writing part…

I remember sitting on my Grandma’s lap, and with folded hands - with fingers strategically placed inward – hearing her give me the rhythmic ch…