Thoughts from Pastor Don Filcek.

What are You FOR?

I have recently had conversations with several people about church planting. The conversations range from an interest in the history of ReCAST to a few guys considering launching out and planting a church. But I have found that one piece of advice has become almost a mantra when I encounter someone considering church planting: “Don’t plant angry!” The…

The Triple X Games

1 Corinthians 9:25 states, “Everyone who competes in the games exercises self control in all things.  They then do it for a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.” The Olympics of the ancient era were going on during the time of the writing of the New Testament and although the sports may look different, human…

True Evil

  What happened this past week in Colorado was true evil.  That a young man in cold blood would go through such a detailed and intricate plan to take the lives of so many people is beyond the ability of many of us to fathom.  But in the face of this devastation is the reality…

It’s Hot!

So it just doesn’t seem like it is going to let up. We have hit 100 degrees for the last several days, no rain, humidity and this is just downright un-Michigan! But I am not planning to blog about the weather, as much as my attitude toward the weather. The weather has a way of…