A Cancer Reality Check

by Pastor Curt on August 15, 2015
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Yesterday Nancy and I spent the morning at the hospital. She was scheduled to have her chemo ports removed. Early on in what normally is a fairly routine, simple procedure, the doctor discovered that the catheter of the port placed in her abdomen had gotten dislodged somehow. That meant he had to scramble to put [...]

Take That, Ovarian Cancer

by Pastor Curt on August 1, 2015
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It gives me great pleasure to rep0rt that Nancy’s latest blood test (she gets them quarterly now), came back with a CA-125 reading of 19. Above 35 is considered out of range. She remains well within acceptable results to give us confidence that healing from this stupid disease continues. She sees the doctor this week [...]

Children, Children Everywhere

by Matt West on July 31, 2015
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Over 70 children came to at least one day of VBS!  Over 40 workers helped make it whatever success it was!  We are so excited about some of the things that happened and I’m sure many stories will pour out over the next several days, weeks, and months! We want to share with you a [...]

Vacation Bible School!

by Matt West on July 24, 2015
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You’ve heard it talked about. Now that it is just around the corner, here is a primer of some special things about our Vacation Bible School.  The curriculum is God Always Wins from Desiring God. VBS starts at 9 AM every morning between Monday and Friday! We are expecting many from the Little Ears Expo [...]

Where there is mold… the Salerno Team will be there!

by Kelly Simpson on June 15, 2015
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I made six great friends. Being knee-deep in black mold has a way of bonding people! We are the Salerno Team! We traveled to help the Valiquettes and the Davidsons in Salerno, Italy. We painted, we cleaned, we constructed a stage, we disinfected, we ran cables, we swept, we sealed, we organized, we vacuumed and [...]

Why Family Night Matters To Me

by Pastor Curt on June 11, 2015
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This Sunday evening, June 14, at 5 PM, OGC will have its second Family Night Member’s Meeting. I wouldn’t dream of missing it. And not just because I’m one of the shepherds of the flock. I’m pretty certain I would make this a priority, if I were a “mere” regular sheep of the fold. Why? [...]

A Very Special GraceKids

by Matt West on May 15, 2015
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GraceKids is one of the programs we have implemented in our children’s ministry. It is during the sermon and our kids learn about our catechism, the Old Testament, the New Testament, and Heroes in Church History. And a few times each year, we have five Sundays in a month and have the opportunity to do [...]

Triperspectivalism, Leadership, Following and Thriving

by Michael Graham on May 11, 2015
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(Note: this post originally appeared on michaelsgraham.com) It is incredibly important to know not only what kind of leader you are but what kind of leader you thrive underneath. A fair amount of writing has gone into analyzing the Triperspectival leadership styles of prophets, priests and kings. You can read John Frame’s Doctrine of the Knowledge of God or Primer on [...]

Latest Update on Nancy’s Healing Journey

by Pastor Curt on April 30, 2015
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Thanks to everyone who continues to pray for my bride as she works her healing regimen in the aftermath of ovarian cancer surgery four months ago. She had her second post-op visit yesterday with the doctor. She continues to heal quite nicely in terms of that procedure. For this we are certainly grateful. Her physician [...]

HB633 Abortion Law Appeal

by Pastor Curt on April 28, 2015
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I received this today in my inbox from one of my favorite pro-life ministries. I urge all champions of life in our state to appeal to our governor to sign the bill sent to him by the legislature. Dear Pro-Life Friends: This is quick and easy. WE CANNOT TAKE THIS FOR GRANTED! “Big Abortion” forces [...]





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