Our devotional this week was written by Carolyn Perkins. She is an expert professional educator. She is currently a School Board Member with the Bremerton School District. She and her husband Bob are long-time members, and she has been an ALFC as a staff member. Bob is part of the Church Council. Her devotional is Read More
We Are Family
One of my AF military career responsibilities was to serve on “Mobility Lines.” This was either an exercise (practice) to see if our military personnel had all their gear in order, ready for deployment, or it was “real world,” and they were getting ready to load up onto a plane taking off into an Area Read More
Tired? Exhausted? Stressed? Burned out?
Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sleep disorders are so pervasive in the United States that they now constitute a public health epidemic? Research conducted by the CDC indicates that many Americans experience problems associated with a lack of sufficient sleep. For example: 23.2% of survey respondents Read More
How does REAL CHANGE happen in our lives?
What does the Bible say about change? There seem to be several constants in life. One of them is that change will happen. We tend to fear change, and we can become anxious about change because we do not feel in control. God has a plan for our life that includes healing from the past, Read More
The Lord of Second Chances
Do you have a vision that God has given you? May I encourage you NOT to GIVE UP! We have all been through a confusing, challenging, and fearful past two years. 2022 is a New Year of opportunity, 365 more days to pursue your dream. It is not too late. God’s Word gives us several Read More
It’s snowing! Snow is beautiful! Our life has slowed down because of snow. In some cases, the snow has shut down stores, businesses, and some services. The mall was closed, the lights were out at Starbucks, and my bank closed early because of snow. We have tall fir trees around our property covered by snow, Read More
It’s Christmas Time!
We are all facing challenging times. The Omicron Variant, cold weather, dark and wet days, economics, moral and ethical issues. Christmas is a challenge to us. Christmas brings joy and struggle. Our experiences, perceptions, and attitudes around the Christmas holiday challenge us spiritually, relationally, and emotionally. What do you look forward to as we approach Read More
His Name Is Jesus!
Matthew 1:21 – “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name “Jesus” because he will save his people from their sins.” I was listening to songs on the radio, and Cody Johnson’s song caught my attention. “At the mention of his name, walls crumble, lives are changed, in Read More
Don’t Tell Me It Cannot Be Done!
Who has said to you that it cannot be done? Who has said that the Lord cannot heal you? Who has said that the pandemic cannot be eliminated? Has anyone told you that you cannot overcome? Has anyone told you that you cannot change? Remember the promises of God’s Word. Hebrews 13:6 says, “The LORD Read More
Happy Hanukkah or Chag Urim Sameach
Did you know that Jesus was present at the time of the Hanukkah celebration? John 10:22-24 says, “It was now winter, and Jesus was in Jerusalem at the time of Hanukkah. He was at the Temple, walking through the section known as Solomon’s Colonnade. The Jewish leaders surrounded him and asked, how long are you Read More