GPBC Blog

Prayer As the Secret Weapon

Posted by Janet Nordlund on

This is COMMUNITY SUNDAY! Four times a year we get to be all together as a whole faith family and we love it!!! We will be doing Battle through Prayer using The Armor of God from Ephesians 6:16-20 as our inspiration!  The imagery used in Ephesians 6 is one of Battle. It includes six pieces...

Renewing Our Intentionality

Posted by John Brunton on

We are in TROUBLE!  Now that I have your attention… We aren’t really in trouble, but I have been concerned about the Global Partnership (GP) Emphasis that is scheduled for the three Sundays of March 31, April 7 and April 14. For those who are new or newer to our faith...

A Special Tribute

Posted by Joyce Wachsmuth on

Fran Pelinka went to be with the Lord on Sunday evening, January 27. Fran was a loyal friend to many. With the gift of hospitality, she faithfully coordinated our greeters for our morning service. She did that for 13 years. She was also one of the small group leaders for our women’s Bible...

Remembering the Sweet Truth

Posted by Wayne Williams on

Paulette and I were on vacation out of state for two Sundays in January and, as enjoyable and refreshing as it was, it was really good to be back with the community we love last week. And to share in the Lord’s table with you all was especially meaningful. Communion is a “memorial...

So Thankful For You!

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Posted by Richard McElroy on

I am so thankful for you, my Church family. As I slide into the routines of January (work, home, and life), I look forward to the constant rhythm of our gathering together, worshiping Jesus and sharing our lives. I don’t know about you, but the days seem to be coming fast with lots to do...

The Most Exciting Thing

Posted by Tanner Woolf on

It is obvious to most that we have had an incredibly busy season here in Ignite Student Ministries. From October to the New Year we have participated in Pumpkin Slam, Christmas parties, celebrated our leaders, Winterfest, and our students have had one of the busiest seasons they’ve ever...

A New Post Christmas Normal

Posted by Sandi Cox on

My Christmas tree is still standing in the corner of my living room, and it is very possible that it will be there when you read this. Our family is not one that decorates for Christmas as soon as the Thanksgiving dishes are done and before the leftovers are gone. Years ago, one of our children...

Finding your Spiritual Gifts

Posted by Sally Bland on

It’s hard to believe it is almost 2019! Ever since James and I had children the years seem to fly by. Honestly, I never felt like I was getting older until I had kids, but now there is no denying it! As the new year approaches, it is a great opportunity to get to know our children on a...

The Wonder of Christmas

Posted by Wayne Williams on

"For this reason he had to be made like them, fully human in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and that he might make atonement for the sins of the people.”  - Hebrews 2:17  I have known the Christmas story since I...