God is good all the time. This is a quote that has been said many times around us as Christians; nevertheless it is a good reminder of God’s provision and grace.

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It is interesting how time flies. It seems that it was only yesterday when the new year started. However, despite this much has been accomplished here at Northern Lakes Baptist Church. What a blessing it is to be used by the Lord. It seems that God through the different circumstances that have transpired this year is revealing to His church what must be done.

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Happy New Year! What a blessing it is to be used by the Lord in a new year! I pray that God will bless this year for each of us as we seek Him daily. Our church theme for this year, Rooted in Christ, is found in Colossians 2:7: “Rooted and built up in him,…

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It’s hard to believe that 2019 is almost over; so much has happened personally and in ministry. As Thanksgiving draws near, I want to praise the Lord for all that He’s done and will do in the lives of His children. Recently, I had the privilege of preaching and teaching on “Walking by Faith” for…

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Since our last newsletter in April, Summer has come and is now nearing its end. It is amazing to see the leaves changing colors all around as Fall is knocking at our door. The summer season has been eventful, and we rejoice in the changes that God has brought to our ministry. As mentioned earlier,…

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There is a great hymn entitled, Showers of Blessing, that speaks of God’s promises fulfilled in the Christian’s life. And as my family and I recently vacationed in South Carolina, we were able to see what a good shower of rain can do to refresh a needy area. Although, there may be green grass, a…

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End of 2018 Dear friends, what a great year 2018 was here in the Northwoods! The year was full of blessings and difficulties, but God is always faithful, and His help is always nearby. And just as David thanked the Lord before the children of Israel in first Chronicles chapter sixteen, so I want to…

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Nearing the End The last two months have been  a steady time of just serving God. Over the months of September and now the end of October, we have a had a steady trickle of vacationers and snowbirds, both coming and going. We are dually excited for the arrivals and yet saddened about the departures. Many…

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Farewell This month has been a month of bitter-sweet moments for our family and some of the families within our church. We had the opportunity to say, “Goodbye” to our pastoral intern (our son, Seth) and two of our daughters as they headed out to Bible college. It was a little awkward at first, going from seven…

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Happy Anniversary This past Sunday we celebrated our one-year anniversary and it is amazing to look back at all that God has done in just one year. It was great to have a celebratory meal after the morning services, sit down in fellowship with God’s people and reflect upon all the changes that have taken…

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