The Constitution of Ford River Community Chapel

Article 1 – Name The name of this Church is Ford River Community Chapel, located in Bark River, Michigan. Article 2 – Purpose of this constitution To communicate the guiding principles and expected behavior of all those who are a part of the ministry community at Ford River Community Chapel. The Pastor, elders, governing board members, and the entire church …

God Can Move

Isaiah begins the 64th chapter recalling the fantastic instance of God rending open the heavens, and quaking Mount Sinai by His presence. He pines away in prayer: “Oh that you would rend the heavens and come down” (Isa 64:1 ESV). Isaiah wants God to show up like that again! Nobody has seen or heard of a God like you, Isaiah …

Are You Fragrant?

A funny question I know, but a necessary one! In Leviticus chapter 1 the rules are set forth for the offering of a burnt sacrifice. This was the first of several offerings described in the opening 7 chapters of Leviticus. God had just decided to abide with the children of Israel, appearing to them in the tabernacle aka tent of …

Bringing Him Glory

The 10 commandments speak to the greatest challenges we face as humans! 1] “You shall have no other gods before me” (We find it hard to let God be God). 2] “No idols – images” (No person, thing, or image can represent God” 3] “You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain” (We find it …

Standard Devout Conduct

Today I’ve been reminded of a familiar spiritual life cycle event. We christians have a tendency to be like those who have gone before us. The scripture reminds us of what brings God’s blessings and what causes His resistance. In 2nd Chronicles is the story of the 16 year old King of Judah – Uzziah. The scripture says “and as …