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Mom Zoomed into Heaven

Donna Hostetler, February 28, 2016 It’s been a bit of a ministry sabbatical for me this month as I sat daily with my mom in the early days of February—her last earthly days and released her into the hands of…

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Evaluate?

Jay Hostetler, February 3, 2016 The first of the year and early spring in West Michigan provides a great opportunity to evaluate some things. Rising temperatures and the desire to bust through cabin fever leads to a new focus on…

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Coaching

Jay Hostetler, January 29, 2016 Coaching is a continuous cycle. The Alabama Crimson Tide recently posted yet another National Championship in college football. Coach Lou Saban was interviewed on a sports program the morning after the game. He was, of…

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Transition Season

Jay Hostetler, January 25, 2016 Do you see the dog in the far left corner of the picture? Her name is Riesling and she’s peeking through the fence.  Do you think she wonders if the “snow is whiter on the…

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The Right Team

Jay Hostetler, January 18, 2016 After a weekend of watching NFL Divisional playoff games, I am convinced that football is truly a team sport. At this time of the year teams are going deep into the depth chart to replace…

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Cultural Intelligence

Jay Hostetler, January 11, 2016 Over a decade ago, I made a transition from the West Coast to serve in a church in the Midwest. The cultural differences were dramatic but not overwhelming. There were many things about the “Midwest”…

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2016 New Beginnings

Donna Hostetler, January 3, 2016 Isn’t that the ultimate expression of our ministry focus?  New beginnings, new life, a new creation in Christ. All of our efforts are focused toward one goal—winning the lost, bringing hope to those without. At…

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A Child Noticed

Jay Hostetler, December 13, 2015 We recently hosted a Christmas party with a group of our former ministry staff and their families. The group of over 20 people enjoyed a fun evening of food, games and conversation. At the end…

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Thanksgiving

Donna Hostetler, November 24, 2015 Thanksgiving Days are usually filled with feasting. I love this time of the year and I love to bake, particularly pies.  Last year, Jay and I found ourselves eating hospital cafeteria food on this day…

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