My Transformation Story

My Transformation Story By Guest Author, Jaime Smith I’ve been on this journey of transformation for almost 8 years. I first got introduced to the concept of transformation by Pastor Ken on a Sunday morning when he spoke on being transformed by God’s love....

Acts in a State of Being

Acts in a State of Being By Casey Giffen American poet and essayist John Haines stated, “The task of the poet is to make poetry out of what happens.” Last summer, the pastoral staff embarked on a 25 Sunday-sermons series on the Book of Acts. I imagined how creative...

Gardening

Gardening By Guest Author Karen Barstow November 2021 Flower gardening is something which has brought me pleasure and comfort throughout my life, something which, no doubt, I inherited from my maternal grandmother and my mother. I imagine that many do flower gardening...

How Do I Disciple?

How Do I, Disciple? By MVC Guest Author, Karen Barstow How do I DISCIPLE Lord within my current circumstances? I ask this question often and listen for direction. Surely First: I DISCIPLE within myself: in daily time spent with God, with the Holy Spirit, in walking...

Why I’m Excited!

Why I’m Excited! – by MVC Guest Author, Bob Rasmussen Monte Vista Chapel has occasionally gone through periods when God has thrust us into new directions. These are reminiscent of the times when the early church was visited by God in special ways. As we have...

The River of Life

The River of Life God, the great artist, has painted my life like a river, from its origin high in the mountains where He pulled us out of the crevices, crashing down rocky walls, winding and meandering through valleys, quiet meadows, over raging waterfalls, across...