The results from this years Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) Tests are in and Mattawan scored in the top 5 in almost every category being often number one or number two in Southwest Michigan. It confirms what anyone with students in Mattawan Consolidated Schools already knew; our schools are academically awesome! The schools are doing…Details
Go back even just two years ago and consider the methods and modes of communication you were involved in. How many ways could someone connect with you? You probably had an email, probably a cell phone, maybe a land line. Many of you who are younger were texting already, and some used chat to IM.…Details
I’ve been sick since before Thanksgiving. I had bronchitis that turned into Pnuemonia, and I can barely remember what it means to be normal. I have been slowly getting better but still not 100%. I did run on a treadmill yesterday, and it felt pretty good. But this sickness has made me consider a spiritual…Details
No we are not launching a satellite into orbit, yet. My title could be confusing, but some amazing things have happened since ReCAST first met April 19, 2009 where we crowded 15-20 adults into folding chairs in Greg and Jen Nitzel’s basement. We were in the process of renovating a store front that seemed like…Details
I thought it may benefit someone out there for me to list the books I have read in the past year and give a one sentence summary of each. I love reading, and have found that books become friends. 1. 1 and 2 Thessalonians (NIVAC) An excellent commentary series that I have read off and…Details
Yesterday I spoke on Matthew 9:35-38 where Matthew records the compassion of Jesus Christ toward the crowds. After an excellent discussion on the topic of compassion last night with my small group, there are some points that I think it would be valuable to clarify from the message yesterday.